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    Baltimore Health Ministries Issues Appeal to Clergy

    By AFRO Staff The Health Ministries Network, which “establish a clearinghouse for mobilizing personal participation in available health care initiatives through community churches and other local faith-based organizations,” will be holding an organizational meeting April...

    Houston Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell: ‘I am Innocent’

    By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] Kirbyjon Caldwell, the well-known Houston megachurch pastor who delivered both invocations at George W. Bush’s inaugurations and was a spiritual adviser to Barack Obama, says he is innocent of the...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, how was your week? I have been a little under the weather for the last week or so. I had stomach surgery last week, they called...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO We are in the midst of Holy Week, the most important time on the Christian calendar. It is the time when Christians all over the world remember the...

    D.C. Councilmember Trayon White Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Comments

    After snow flurries briefly coated the Washington Metropolitan Area on the morning of Friday, March 16, Councilmember Trayon White (D-8), took to Facebook Live to reference the wealthy, Jewish, Rothschild family, as the blame...

    ‘The Hour of Power’

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO There’s nothing quite like the sound of a gospel choir.  Sunday morning church service would not be the same without their presence; we love to hear and watch them...

    Ethiopian-Israelis Decry Family Separation as Discriminatory

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old infantry soldier in Israel's...

    Pope Visits Rome Charity That Works for Peace in Africa, Aids Refugees

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is visiting a Catholic organization that has mediated peace accords in Africa and helps Syrian refugees to reach Italy safely. Francis arrived Sunday afternoon at the Sant'Egidio Community in Rome,...

    Historic Grace Memorial Destroyed By Fire

    March 4 was a terrible Sunday for the members of venable Grace Memorial Baptist Church in East Baltimore, when a catastrophic 2-alarm fire erupted at the church located at 1100 N. Eden St. Congregants...

    Ministers’ Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity Celebrates 110 Years

    The Ministers’ Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity kicked off its 110th Anniversary celebration with song, prayer and the word on Monday, March 5. Over 100 members of the Conference sat inside New Shiloh Baptist Church,...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    Today is the first day of a new month.  It represents a fresh start and a chance to begin new things. Take this opportunity to begin again.  Start something new, pick up a new...

    Bible Way Temple’s Apostle Silver Remembered as ‘General of the Faith’

    From lines of bishops in flowing red vestments to female church ushers dressed in crisped white uniforms, Bible Way Temple was packed with people to celebrate the life of Apostle James E. Silver who...

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