New COVID-19 infections are declining in the United States, but they’re picking up everywhere else. Globally, there have been nearly as many new cases in the past week as the first five months of the pandemic. India holds most of the caseload.
The UN Special Envoy for Syria recently voiced his frustration over a stalled peace process. Syria’s conflict will pass the 10-year mark in March with no end in sight. There are more than 11 million people in need and 5.5 million Syrian refugees in the Near East region.
Roman Catholic Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, a prominent critic of Pope Francis, has accused a group of Church leaders of subverting the Church from within by allowing “heresy, sodomy and corruption” to run rampant.
Barna Group, a research firm at the cross-section between faith and culture, today released new survey results showing how churches have been impacted by coronavirus shelter-in-place policies and how many are planning to reopen.