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    Fred Luter poised to become First Black President of Southern Baptists

    (June 16, 2012) The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. is poised to become the first African American president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination when convention delegates vote during the week of June 18 in...

    ChristianityToday.com Launches New Site Design

    Christianity Today, a nonprofit global ministry recently debuted the new design of ChristianityToday.com, the website for Christianity Today magazine, with new features and a clean, fresh look. The new website boasts a simpler layout,...

    TBN’s Church Channel Network Offers Worship and Ministry Programs 24-7

    What if there was a special television channel that carried all the best church and ministry programs featuring the most respected Christian leaders? And what if that channel was available around the clock to...

    Prometheus: Archaeologists Search for Humanity’s Birthplace

    Dateline: Scotland, 2089. While spelunking on the Isle of Skye, archaeologists Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) and Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) discover an ancient painting etched into the ceiling of an abandoned cave. The...

    Catholic Institutions File 12 Lawsuits Challenging Health Care Mandate

    Catholic institutions are striking back against a provision in the Affordable Care Act that would force them to pay for or provide contraceptives and perform procedures such as abortions. The Archdiocese of Washington and other...

    Mormon Church Condemns BYU Professor’s Racist Remarks

    The Mormon Church Feb. 29 condemned racism in the church after a Brigham Young University (BYU) professor said Blacks aren’t ready for priesthood. Church officials issued a statement Feb. 29 repudiating comments published in the...

    NAACP’s Religious Roundtable Speaks Out Against Rev. Franklin Graham’s Obama/Muslim Comments

    Several faith leaders involved in the NAACP's Religious Roundtable have released a letter that speaks out against Evangelical leader the Rev. Franklin Graham after his recent comments on a television news show that questioned...

    Libby Clark, Veteran Black Press Food, Religion Writer, Dies at 94

    Funeral services for Libby Clark, a trailblazing Black female journalist, food and religion writer for the Los Angeles Sentinel for 50 years and editor of the “Black Family Reunion Cookbook” were held Jan. 30...

    Century-old Afro-Brazilian Religion Under Threat

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rosa Cardoso has practiced the Afro-Brazilian religion of Umbanda almost all of her 89 years, yet she hasn't stopped hiding her faith from the rest of the world. The door...

    Edward Z. Watson Jr., 94

    Edward Zarius Watson JR., a man of distinction, strength and courage, was born on Feb. 3, 1917 to the late Hannah Allen and Edward Zarius Watson Sr., in Earleigh Heights, Anne Arundel County, Md....

    Relief, Anger at Washington-Area Mosque Where al-Awlaki Preached

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At the Washington-area mosque where Anwar al-Awlaki preached a decade ago, there were few tears over the death of the influential al-Qaida figure who more than anyone gave the...

    Preacher Calls Oprah Precursor to the Antichrist

    Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey may play a role in the coming of the Antichrist—at least, according to Mike Bickle, founder and executive director of the radical and controversial International House of Prayer. A video...

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