SCOTUS Rules on California Worship Ban; Can We Reconcile Politics in the Pews? State Funding of Religious Schools goes to SCOTUS; Pope Francis is a Biden Fan, but Other Catholics? Denmark Law Would Require Government Review of Sermons; Alleged Rape in Chinese Uighur Detention Camps
SCOTUS Rules on California Case
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California may not ban in-person worship. The court, however, did allow restrictions on singing and chanting inside, and a limitation of 25 percent of capacity. The decision – in response to suits by two California churches – reversed last year’s decision made before the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett which depleted the court’s former liberal majority.
Can We Reconcile Politics in the Pews?
State Funding of Religious Schools goes to SCOTUS
Pope Francis is a Biden Fan, but Other Catholics?
Denmark Law Would Require Government Review of Sermons
A draft law in Denmark, aimed at monitoring the growth of Islamic extremism, would require all sermons to be translated and submitted to the government. Christian leaders in Denmark fear that the law, if enacted would impinge on religious freedom, as, to avoid discrimination, it would apply to all faiths equally. The proposed law will be reviewed this month in Parliament.
Alleged Rape in Chinese Uighur Detention Camps