To Dr. Ryan K. Smith, cemeteries are ideal places to learn about the past and present of a community.
Pope Francis met with NBA players at the Vatican on Monday, lauding them as “champions” and saying he supported their work on social justice.
The weekend before Election Day, Bishop Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, led an interfaith prayer service live streamed from Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital.
Bishop Michael Curry, the first African-American leader of the U.S. Episcopal Church, will speak on how to navigate periods of change, such as during a pandemic, with love, resilience and grace.
Waking up to the news of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris’ election as vice president, overjoyed people in her Indian grandfather’s hometown set off firecrackers and offered prayers last Sunday.
The Rev. Raphael Warnock, the 51-year-old pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the historic church once co-pastored by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is running as a Democrat for U.S. Senate in a special election in Georgia.
The all-volunteer Friends of East End Cemetery no longer is involved in restoring the once abandoned historic African-American burial ground.
Sharing space with other ministries. That is the formula that 68-year-old All Souls Presbyterian Church in North Side is using to keep its doors open.
Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation in a series of public statements that followed his resignation as president and chancellor in August amid a series of ...
Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory is now the first Black U.S. prelate to assume the rank of cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, a historic appointment that comes months after nationwide demonstrations against racial injustice.
An obituary for a Minneapolis-area woman who died at age 93 included one specific request for her mourners: Do not vote for President Trump.
With gun violence occurring regularly in Richmond, members of Richmonders Involved to Strengthen Our Communities, or RISC, are collaborating with Temple Beth-El for a two-day Weekend of Mourning to reflect on the lives lost, pray for those affected and to ...
Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia House minority leader who lost a razor-thin race for governor in 2018, voted on Oct. 15, driving her ballot to a local drop box.
Dr. Michael A. Sanders remains the pastor of historic Mt. Olive Baptist Church in South Side.
For years, Deesha Philyaw, a Pittsburgh writer, editor and writing coach, has gradually crafted stories about church ladies — but these are not the stories you’d likely hear sitting in the pew of a Black church.