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    Faithful Flock to Bethlehem for Christmas

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Several thousand Christian pilgrims on Wednesday flocked to the biblical town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the...

    September is National Back to Church Month

    In observance of National Back to Church Month, Israel Baptist Church is issuing an invitation to its Back on Track service, 9:45 a.m., Sept....

    Md. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of the Rev. Peebles Return to Jericho City...

    (Updated 8/15/2015) A Maryland appeals court recently ruled that Jericho City of Praise Church in Landover, Md. must allow Pastor Joel Peebles to return....

    For God’s Sake!

    He was a restless, bored seven-year-old gazing through a rain-stained window of a small black church in East Baltimore when, he swears to God,...

    Black Bus Driver Fired for Leading Kids in Prayer on School Bus

    BURNSVILLE, Minn.— A pastor who worked as a bus driver for the Burnsville school district said he has been fired for leading kids in...

    William DeVeauxIn His Father’s Footsteps

    The Right Rev. William P. DeVeaux is the 113th bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Bishop DeVeaux oversees 400 A.M.E. churches in Washington,...

    Three Blacks Among 32 American Recipients of Rhodes Scholarships

    Three of the 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars this year are African American, according to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. The scholarships...

    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...

    AME Bishop DeVeaux and Wife to Retire from Second District

    Bishop William P. DeVeaux and his wife, Patricia Ann Morris Deveaux, are set to retire from the African Methodist Episcopal Church this year. A...

    Diversity Remains Elusive in U.S. Churches

    Churches in the United States remain bastions of segregation decades after the Civil Rights Movement produced legal barriers to the practice. In 1963, the...

    AME Zion Bishop Richard Thompson Dies at 73

    Bishop Richard Keith Thompson, a longtime religious leader in Washington, D.C., and in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Zion Church, has died. He was...

    Baltimore Event Seeks Healing

    Mary Alice Rose, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will speak at an event called “A Talk on the Healing Comforter,”...