The Rev. Rodney Howard-Browne, who has prayed with Trump at the White House, faces charges of unlawful assembly and violation of a public health emergency order.

The survey also shows that the outbreak has changed the religious attendance habits of American adults.

One pastor fears that the president is setting unrealistic expectations for churches to fling their doors back open.


At 15, he joined the partisan forces that fought the Nazis in what was then Czechoslovakia. After the war, Rabbi Cohn circumcised more than 3,000 newborns as a mohel and never charged a fee.

The cathedral purchased them around 2006, during an earlier health scare. Most of the masks will now be donated.

The pastor, his wife and dozens of other people have the illness.

Trump said he wants to reopen businesses by Easter, in an effort to bolster the economy.

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Religious congregations in the D.C. area and across the country are rapidly adapting to social distancing.

As life shuts down, some clergy are the last holdouts.

Church of the Highlands, one of the largest churches in the country, found eight positive tests on its first day.

Sanders’s Jewish outreach director sits at the nexus of U.S. Jewish life.

Coronavirus might feel like the End Times. But the apocalypse is not here, doomsday prophesiers say.

"Calling it the 'Chinese virus' only instigates blame, racism, and hatred against Asians."

In every church, whether virtual or physical, age-old phrases rang out with new meaning.

Religious leaders first altered, and then quickly canceled, access to rituals that for millions are sustenance that can feel as basic as food or water.

The disruption caused by the coronavirus has made religious leaders nervous because the major holidays of Ramadan, Passover and Easter are just weeks away.

“The state religion may turn out to be basketball after all.”

Services for the D.C. region's 38,000 Episcopalians will be live-streamed on Sundays.

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The Vatican is under pressure to let more of its employees work from home after several offices remained open even after Italy shut down all non-essential industries in a bid to contain the coronavirus

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