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    Bishop Walter Thomas Celebrates 43 Years as Pastor

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Baltimore is known for its vibrant church community.  On any given day of the week, there is something exciting happening.  New Psalmist Baptist Church celebrated the pastoral anniversary of...

    Vick and Church Leaders Seek to Inspire Next Generation

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO On April 13 and 14, First Baptist Church of Glenarden was filled with more than two-thousand men for the 18th  annual “Mighty Men of Valor,” a conference tailored...

    Leader in AME Zion Church Remembered as “An Anointed, Gifted and Extraordinary Woman”

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. editor It wasn’t referred to as a funeral, but a “Service of Triumph” as family, friends, congregants and distinguished leaders from the AME Zion Church said “see you next...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    Compiled by Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO April is here and the seasons are changing.  It seems like winter doesn’t want to leave, but before we know it, the weather will be warmer, and the...

    Baltimore Health Ministries Issues Appeal to Clergy

    By AFRO Staff The Health Ministries Network, which “establish a clearinghouse for mobilizing personal participation in available health care initiatives through community churches and other local faith-based organizations,” will be holding an organizational meeting April...

    Houston Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell: ‘I am Innocent’

    By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] Kirbyjon Caldwell, the well-known Houston megachurch pastor who delivered both invocations at George W. Bush’s inaugurations and was a spiritual adviser to Barack Obama, says he is innocent of the...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, how was your week? I have been a little under the weather for the last week or so. I had stomach surgery last week, they called...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO We are in the midst of Holy Week, the most important time on the Christian calendar. It is the time when Christians all over the world remember the...

    D.C. Councilmember Trayon White Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Comments

    After snow flurries briefly coated the Washington Metropolitan Area on the morning of Friday, March 16, Councilmember Trayon White (D-8), took to Facebook Live to reference the wealthy, Jewish, Rothschild family, as the blame...

    ‘The Hour of Power’

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO There’s nothing quite like the sound of a gospel choir.  Sunday morning church service would not be the same without their presence; we love to hear and watch them...

    Ethiopian-Israelis Decry Family Separation as Discriminatory

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old infantry soldier in Israel's...

    Pope Visits Rome Charity That Works for Peace in Africa, Aids Refugees

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is visiting a Catholic organization that has mediated peace accords in Africa and helps Syrian refugees to reach Italy safely. Francis arrived Sunday afternoon at the Sant'Egidio Community in Rome,...

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