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    As Pope Retires, Church Struggles to Hold Its Young

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - As the Catholic Church prepares to elect a new pope to guide it into the future, church leaders are struggling to keep young people from leaving the faith. Four out of...

    Winans Family Scion Faces Prison for $8 Million Fraud

    DETROIT— Prosecutors have recommended at least 12 1/2 years in prison for a member of gospel music's Winans family whose $8 million bond scam involved more than 1,000 people and caused bankruptcies and home...

    White House Aide: Obama Hasn’t Abandoned Blacks

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Obama has launched initiatives and backed legislation that have significantly helped African-Americans throughout his time in office even though there is a perception in some quarters that the nation’s first...

    Fourth Annual “Royal Comedy Tour” to Kick off Feb. 2 in Louisiana

    The longest running and most successful urban comedy tour will again hit stages across America in coming months. Kicking off on Feb. 2 in Louisiana to coincide with Super Bowl weekend, the Royal Comedy...

    Meet the Pastor

      Name:  Pastor Heber Brown III Church, how long: I’ve been the pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church for 4 and ½ years. 430 E. Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, MD 21212 www.pleasanthope.org Age: 32 Hometown:  Baltimore School: Morgan State University (B.S. in...

    Churches Fight UMC Over Property

    Less than a year has gone by since White Rock Church members decided to end their relationship with the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) because they disagreed with the treatment of...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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