Ward 2 Councilwoman Victoria Seaman and a group of faith leaders spoke out against a directive that bans the gathering of 10 or more people at places of worship.
With most of the world unable to congregate in person this Easter, churches have moved their services online to provide an opportunity to worship and a sense of comfort.
Open Arms Community Church will livestream its service after drive-in and live services were prohibited.
Livestreaming, Seder-to-go meals will be part of Southern Nevadans’ Passover observances this year.
A Las Vegas congregation is asking Nevadans for submissions to a Book of Life for the regent after his death Friday.
Wearing red robes to symbolize the blood shed by Jesus in the hours of his crucifix, Francis blessed braided palms.
Orders still are being taken by Rooster Boy Cafe, Siegel’s Bagelmania and Wolfgang Puck Players Locker for Passover dinners and a la carte favorites.
The bishop’s order extends a suspension of Masses that was already in effect through this weekend.
Open Arms Communty Church on Sahara Avenue expects to welcome up to 50 worshippers on April 12, despite virus outbreak.
Virtual Sunday services, Bible studies and other programs will fill in while houses of worship are closed.
Las Vegas Catholic bishop suspends Masses to fight coronavirus spread.
Las Vegas churches are finding ways to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic that has virtually shut down much of the valley.
Concern over coronavirus has prompted the head of the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas to release area Catholics of their obligation to attend Sunday Mass for the next three weekends.
The diocese — which has a total of 3,900 students enrolled at six elementary/middle schools and two high schools — made the announcement Friday as a result of the COVID-19 virus.