Friday, 22 May 2020 () President Donald Trump deemed churches and other houses of worship "essential" and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under coronavirus lockdown. (May 22)
Some South Side religious leaders are praising President Donald Trump's call to allow churches to reopen and say they want Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to move past politics and do the same.
The CDC warns that large indoor gatherings can be potential disease hotspots. Especially religious services.
There have been multiple reports of 'super-spreader' events at US churches and synagogues,..