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Missouri Christian church wins settlement over coronavirus restrictions on worship

Missouri Christian church wins settlement over coronavirus restrictions on worship

A Kansas City-area Baptist megachurch has reached a $150,000 settlement with the county over coronavirus restrictions, with the church claiming that the county treated them more harshly than secular institutions when it came to COVID protocols.  Abundant Life Baptist Church, which has locations in Lee’s

Dr. Francis Collins, scientist and Christian, to step down as NIH head

Dr. Francis Collins, scientist and Christian, to step down as NIH head

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health and an outspoken Christian, announced Tuesday that he will step down as director after serving in the role since 2009.  Collins was the longest-serving presidentially appointed NIH director, the organization says, having served under three U.S. presidents after his

Fact check: FDA has fully approved Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

Fact check: FDA has fully approved Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

The claim: The Food and Drug Administration hasn’t fully approved Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine The Food and Drug Administration has given its official stamp of approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine. But online, a conspiracy theory doubting that fact has blossomed. “DECEPTIVE MEDIA: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine NOT FULLY AUTHORIZED,” reads

Archbishop Naumann encourages Catholics to get vaccinated but also calls for rights of conscience to be respected

Archbishop Naumann encourages Catholics to get vaccinated but also calls for rights of conscience to be respected

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, encouraged Catholics to receive one of the coronavirus vaccines if they discern that it is appropriate to do so. Explaining that he was vaccinated in April after recovering from