For more than three years, Alfonza H. Greenhill has persisted in battling Virginia prison policies that blocked him from practicing the strict Sufi branch of Islam.
A holiday truce has been declared in the seven-month battle over the Salvation Army’s proposal to move its Central Virginia headquarters and shelter from Downtown to North Side.
The annual pre-Christmas ceremony to bless pets and working animals will take place at noon Friday, Dec. 13, at its traditional site — Morgan Fountain in the Shockoe Slip Plaza at 13th and Cary streets.
The RVA Street Singers will perform a free concert, “Unity, Happiness & Light,” at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 411 E. Grace St. in Downtown.
Volunteers across the state are combing through a large collection of old African-American funeral programs to help families connect with distant relatives of the past.
Three faith-based groups that assist with refugee resettlement are suing the federal government, arguing a recent executive order granting state and local officials the authority to block refugee resettlement violates federal law and inhibits their ability to practice their faith.
The Rev. William J. Barber II, a social justice activist and co-leader of the national Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, has been awarded the state of North Carolina’s highest honor.
Faith congregations across California are responding to the state’s housing crisis by sharing their parking lots with people living in their cars, providing mobile showers for the homeless and joining their neighbors in calling for rent control in their communities.
The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a Bible lesson. ...
Soon after a 16-year-old shot and killed two of his classmates and wounded three others at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Nov. 14, Grace Baptist Church Senior Pastor David W. Hegg and members of his church opened ...
Virginia Union University’s Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology announced the creation of the “Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Social Justice Society of Preachers and Prophetic Witnesses” during a formal service Monday in Coburn Hall on campus.
Friday night could be a nourishing one for the Richmond community in more ways than one, courtesy of Third Street Bethel A.M.E. Church in Jackson Ward.
More than 100 members of predominantly African-American churches in Hanover County are gathering to see the story and journey of Harriet Tubman on the big screen in the new biopic “Harriet” on Sunday, Nov. 17.
Angel Tree, Silver Bell and other holiday gift assistance programs are now in full swing in the Richmond area.
The Trump administration is proposing a new rule that would allow adoption, foster care agencies and other social service providers receiving taxpayer funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to refuse to serve people based on religion, ...