California To Pay $2M Church Legal Fees Over COVID ClosuresThe settlement has little practical impact after a Supreme Court ruling led the state in April to lift limits on indoor worship. As the state's case rate of COVID-19 has plummeted since a deadly winter surge and vaccination rates rise, Gov. Gavin Newsom is poised to lift all restrictions on June 15.
Parishioners Return To Indoor Service At Saint Robert's Catholic Church Following Supreme Court RulingThe highest court in the land is getting high praise from California places of worship. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday the state can't ban indoor church services.
Newsom To Revise Indoor Worship Guidelines After Supreme Court RulingCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said Saturday it will issue revised guidelines for indoor church services after the Supreme Court lifted the state's ban on indoor worship during the coronavirus pandemic, but left in place restrictions on singing and chanting.
Supreme Court Says California Can't Ban Indoor Worship Due To COVIDThe Supreme Court is telling California it can't enforce a ban on indoor church services because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite Being Allowed To Reopen, Some Churches Hit Hard By Coronavirus Not Rushing To Resume MeetingsReligious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.
Sacramento Churches Prepare Safety Guidelines For ReopeningReligious services have become the latest flashpoint in the push to reopen.
Court Upholds California Ban On Church Services In Coronavirus PandemicCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom had the right to ban church assemblies in the interest of public health, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Midtown Church Changing The Way It Worships In Wake Of CoronavirusAfter canceling it's in-person services this weekend, the Center of Praise Ministries will live-stream all of its services this weekend through its website and Facebook page.
County To Demolish Flood-Prone Rio Linda Church Sacramento County leaders have agreed to purchase a Rio Linda church and immediately tear it down.
Masterpiece Makeover For Modesto ChurchAn artist from the Bay Area has transformed the outside of an old Modesto church building into his newest masterpiece.
Texas Church Members Gather For 1st Time Since AttackHundreds of people will gather in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday to worship with surviving members of a local church where a shooting rampage left more than two dozen people dead.
Q&A: Texas Gunman's Punishment Spotlights Military JusticeFive years before Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on a Baptist church in Texas, killing more than two dozen people, the former Air Force airman faced a military jury after pleading guilty to choking his then-wife and cracking her son's skull. His sentence: 12 months confinement and a bad conduct discharge.
Sheriff: Multiple Deaths In Shooting At Texas ChurchA man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being "taken down," authorities said.
The Latest: Mayor Says Shooting A 'Terrible Tragedy'Nashville Mayor Megan Barry says a shooting at a church is "a terrible tragedy for our city."
Official Says At Least 8 Wounded In Tennessee Church ShootingAuthorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.