Stories tagged: church
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
A black pastor’s controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin’s funeral laid bare before the world what black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
The immigrant parents arrived at Catholic Charities in white vans with their children, their paperwork and almost nothing else.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” is reopening after some recently completed upgrades.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
The two stone churches near the foot of Broadway, in the shadow of the World Trade Center, have seen fire and calamity and the sweep of American history, and through …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
Crown-wearing worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday, prompting a nearby school to cancel …
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
The Trump administration’s recent abolishment of a rule that prohibited federal aid to religious organizations was the right decision.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Like many people, the Rev. Maurice Watson issued a stern and very public rebuke of President Donald Trump’s Oval Office comments about immigrants from “shithole countries.”
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
The deadly attack outside a church in Egypt lasted up to 20 minutes and it was another 10 more minutes before police shot and wounded the assailant, according to witnesses …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed in a shootout outside a church and at a nearby store owned by a Christian in a Cairo suburb, Egypt’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
Ever since they lost their permanent place of worship to a devastating fire about two months ago, the 80 or so members of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church near Lacey have …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
A Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself amid accusations of sexually assaulting a teenage girl was being remembered Monday in the same church where he preached and defiantly denied the allegations.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Two suicide bombers struck a church in Pakistan on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding more than 50 others, authorities said, in the first attack on a church claimed by …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Police arrested a 25-year-old suburban Seattle man and seized his AR-15 rifle after he allegedly sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a Seattle church.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Hundreds of mourners crowded into the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church a week earlier, killing more than …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
The goal must be to find out what went wrong in order make corrections to ensure the federal law is followed. No, it won’t prevent all mass shootings, but it …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
The gunman who carried out the massacre at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health center in New Mexico in 2012 and got in trouble for bringing …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, a member of First Baptist, …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Georgia’s highest court has reversed the conviction of a man who was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after he held up his middle finger and shouted at his pastor …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
A note found in the car of a man charged with spraying deadly gunfire at a Tennessee church made reference to revenge for a white supremacist’s massacre at a black …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9 p.m.
A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Leaders of a historic Cincinnati church are considering whether a pair of Confederate memorials should be removed.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
A descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is stepping down as pastor of a North Carolina church after negative reactions to his comments supporting racial justice activists on an …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
President Donald Trump is attending a church service on a National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
A 93-year-old woman in Florida was dragged 20 feet as she tried to stop two carjackers in a church parking lot.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a swastika that was found spray-painted on a vehicle outside a church north of Seattle.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.