Recently, between Palm Sunday services, Pastor George Mason weaved confidently and quickly through the halls of Wilshire Baptist Church. He greeted everyone with his trademark smile, passing some with a handshake, others with a pat on the shoulder.
DETROIT - The National Shrine of the Little Flower church in Royal Oak assumed its stature as a Catholic basilica on April 23, its landmark tower with the carving of a crucifix was adorned with yellow and white banners.
After years of vitriol and sour relations, the Vatican and U.S. nuns announced they had developed a collaborative relationship and had engaged in conversations "marked by a spirit of prayer, love for the church, mutual respect and cooperation."
Bishop Robert W. Finn stepped down as spiritual shepherd of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became the most senior U.S. Roman Catholic prelate convicted of criminal charges related to the church's child sexual abuse scandal.
A California proposal would eliminate personal belief exemptions for vaccines. In the process, it also would bar religious exemptions. If SB 277 passes, California would be one of a few states that don’t offer a way to opt out for religious reasons.
The Ann Arbor, Mich., Catholic priest under criticism for urging parishioners to arm themselves has posted on Facebook that his parish will no longer hold any classes to learn about earning a license to carry a concealed pistol.
The biggest and tallest player in the NBA did little more than warm the bench in the Kings’ loss Friday night, but his presence represented a huge victory for Sikh Americans trying to find their way into the mainstream after years of being often-misunderstood outsiders.
To increase diversity throughout the California State University system, an army of outreach workers statewide visited more than 110 black churches with more than 100,000 total congregants on what’s known as “Super Sunday.”