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Religion

    Celebrating Ramadan in Baltimore

    Starting the evening of Friday, May 26, millions of Muslims around the world began their recognition of Ramadan; the ninth month on the Islamic...

    Nigerian Archbishop Filibus Elected Head of Lutheran Church

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Nigerian archbishop has become president of the Lutheran church. Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus was elected as head of the Lutheran World...

    Robinson Named New President of Black Minister’s Conference of Montgomery County, Md.

    The Black Minister’s Conference of Montgomery County, Maryland recently installed Haywood Robinson as its president through 2019. Robinson previously served as vice president of the organization,...

    Bishop J. L. Carter Installed as New President of Ministers Conference of Baltimore &...

    Bishop J.L. Carter was inaugurated as the new President of The Ministers Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity on Jan. 23 at the Ark Church...

    Church Pastors See Hope Past Obama Presidency

    Eight years ago, the Rev. Derrick Harkins could hardly contain his joy when President-elect Barack Obama and the first family worshipped at the 19th...

    Faith Leaders Assess Obama Presidency

    While political scientists and historians are academically dissecting the Obama administration, a book has been published doing the same type of analysis for the...

    Controversial Bishop Eddie Long Dies at 63 from Aggressive Cancer

    Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial pastor of the Lithonia, Ga. megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, has died, according to a statement from the...

    Strain on Forgiveness after Charleston Church Massacre, other Killings

    The victims' families spoke words of forgiveness in Charleston after nine black people were massacred in a historic church by Dylann Roof, a white...

    Singer Joe Ligon of Gospel Group Mighty Clouds of Joy Dies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Joe Ligon, the dynamic front man of the Grammy-winning gospel group Mighty Clouds of Joy, has died. He was...

    Episcopal Church Elects 1st Black Woman to Lead Diocese

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Episcopal Church has elected the first Black woman to lead one of its dioceses. The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was elected Friday...

    Ga. Pastor Refuses State Order to Submit Sermons

    A Georgia minister is refusing an order from officials in that state that he turn over his sermons for officials to review. According to Fox...

    Why Did Jesus Weep: Because #BlackLivesMatter Too?

    For the last four visible years America has endured, once again, the polarizing effects of racism and injustice. Yet, instead of the perpetrators wearing...