Christ Embassy has been fined for breaking COVID-19 rules in Australia. The church is known for very controversial preaching and COVID-19 is not left out.
The Australian police fined Sydney church after they reportedly held a service with over 60 people present. The Sydney church is a subdivision of Christ Embassy church.
Australia has been trying to contain the spread of the virus as they are currently a pandemic hotspot. Sydney church was issued a fine of 5000 Australian dollars. They are also expected to pay 1000 Australian dollars to 30 parishioners.
The Australian police were tipped off by residents around the area where the service held.
This is not the first time the church has been in the news as regards COVID-19. The head pastor, Chris Oyakhilome has repeatedly made harmful and misleading statements about the killer pandemic.
Australia’s largest city, Sydney is currently undergoing stay-at-home orders as they battle 800 new cases per day.