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Polish Catholic parish in London: Police ‘grossly exceeded powers’ in halting Good Friday service

Polish Catholic parish in London: Police ‘grossly exceeded powers’ in halting Good Friday service

A Polish Catholic parish in London, England, said Saturday that it believed that police “grossly exceeded their powers” when they halted a Good Friday service and ordered parishioners to go home. Police officers interrupted the Good Friday liturgy at Christ the King Church in Balham,

Catholic priest pursues legal challenge as Scottish government shifts on public Mass ban

Catholic priest pursues legal challenge as Scottish government shifts on public Mass ban

A Catholic priest will proceed with a challenge to the Scottish government’s ban on public worship on Thursday despite an announcement that restrictions will be lifted earlier than previously expected. Canon Tom White will press ahead with the hearing at Scotland’s supreme civil court on March

Supreme Court rebukes California’s strict coronavirus rules for churches

Supreme Court rebukes California’s strict coronavirus rules for churches

 California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night, drawing praise from figures like Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He emphasized the importance of in-person religious gatherings and stressed that the Catholic Church is following “reasonable