The church that isn’t shutting its doors

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Many churches have been forced to suspend their physical services during the coronavirus pandemic.

But for Pastor DJ Soto’s church, that hasn’t been a problem – as it only exists in virtual reality.

The BBC World Service’s Faith & Ethics journalist Sophia Smith Galer went to try it out before the virus spread to find out why some people have already been turning to virtual over physical faith experiences.

To find out more about how religious groups are using virtual reality, listen to Heart and Soul’s programme here.

First published 22.03.20:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-51982253/the-virtual-reality-church-that-isn-t-shutting-its-doors

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