The pastors say in a petition to Gov. Gavin Newsom that churches are essential and vow to reopen by May 31 regardless of coronavirus restrictions.
Churches are being used as temporary coronavirus testing centers in an effort to bolster outreach to Black and Latinx neighborhoods.
Holden Matthews has been arrested in connection with fires at three separate black churches in Louisiana.
The friends we make in churches will often not stick with us or support us if something goes wrong. Only one church friend reached out to me to find out what happened and to offer support.
Muslim and Christian congregations are coming together to paint their sacred sites the color of joy.
Churches and other tax-exempt institutions are prohibited from political organizing, but Republicans want to change that.