Sikh Temple Prepares 100,000 Free Meals Each Day, SCOTUS Decides Church Restrictions, Furor Over Evangelical Christian Head of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes, Vote on Methodist Split, Religious Leaders on Death of George Floyd
Delhi Sikh Temple Prepares 100,000 Free Meals Each Day
Supreme Court Decides in Case as In-Person Worship Resumes
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Chief Justice John Roberts sided with four liberal justices in South Bay Calif.’s United Pentecostal Church appeal of state restrictions on attendance. However, the Court’s conservative members stated that putting occupancy caps on churches while omitting them for some secular businesses is unconstitutional.
Furor Over Indigenous Tribes in Brazil
Vote on Methodist Split Postponed One Year
The United Methodist Church, divided for some time over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ members were to meet this month to amicably separate, but because of the Coronavirus, the meeting – largely focusing on church mortgages and pensions – has been postponed until next year.
Religious Leaders Decry Death of George Floyd, Call for Justice, Equity
Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders have raised their voices to condemn racial bias in the justice system while discouraging violence in response to the death of George Floyd. And Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the death of Floyd and calling for the end of “racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country.”