Religion

Religion

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    T.D. Jakes Chastises Franklin Graham for Obama Statements

    Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes this weekend denounced the Rev. Franklin Graham for questioning President Obama’s faith in a recent television interview. “I find...

    President Obama Names Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

    Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 14 as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom at the Department of...

    DOJ Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Muslim Woman

    The Justice Department’s involvement in a lawsuit against an Illinois school district on the grounds that the school system violated the civil rights of...

    Local Islamic Leaders Call Congressional Hearing a ‘Witch Hunt’

    The athan, a Muslim call to prayer, sounded throughout Masjid Muhammad in the Washington, D.C.’s northwest as it has for decades to a quiet...

    iPhone App Exists for Catholic Confessions

    Need to prepare for confessional or study the sacrament? Now, there’s an app for that. The mobile applications company Little iApps has teamed with two...

    Freshman Fla. Rep. West Stirs Controversy over Anti-Islamic Comments

    Newly-seated Congressman Allen West (R.-Fla.) is facing a controversy following abrasive comments about the Islamic religion. The Tea Party-backed conservative, in an interview on “The...

    Raynard Jackson…The Flag of Hypocrisy

    I am amazed that the controversy surrounding the proposed Muslim mosque and community center in New York City at ground zero is still going...