At least one priest who had served in North Carolina is named in a scorching Pennsylvania grand jury report on Tuesday criticizing the Catholic Church’s handling of reports of sexual abuse in that state for decades.
When Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a religious-liberty task force at a summit last week, I braced myself for another flare-up in the battle between the two communities I call my own: Christians and queer people.
The recent opening of a memorial remembering victims of racial violence stirred the imagination of our congregation in Chapel Hill. What if we traveled to tell a more faithful and healing story than those angry marchers in Charlottesville?
The U.S. announced sanctions on Turkish officials as a result of the detention of North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey. Senator Thom Tillis said Brunson is improved since being released on house arrest.
Several members of the North Carolina delegation signed onto a bill that would urge international organizations to stop lending money to Turkey because of its detention of pastor Andrew Brunson from Black Mountain. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence said they favor sanctions, too.
A transgender teen was refused Communion during Mass at St. Vincent de Paul in Charlotte North Carolina. The teen’s mom says it’s because her daughter is transitioning. The church says she broke a rule that calls for fasting before Communion.
Reps. David Price and GK Butterfield won’t sponsor private immigration bills to stop deportation for Jose chicas and Samuel Oliver-Bruno, immigrants in the country illegally now living in sanctuary in Durham.
Mark Boone wants to build an underground chapel 150 feet below the earth on his property off of Ebenezer Church Road in North Raleigh. Neighbors aren’t happy, saying the project would bring traffic and noise.
University of North Carolina archaeologist Jodi Magness and her team discovered “unparalleled” and “revolutionary” mosaics in Israel that uncovered new clues about life in an ancient Galilean Jewish village; many depict biblical scenes.
Vincent Joseph Francis Kopp a physician in private practice and at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine became ordained as a deacon in the Episcopal Church and hopes to become a priest after time at St. Timothy's in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Thursday to review a lower court ruling that found Rowan County, NC, commissioners' practice of saying Christian prayers before their public meetings violated the U.S. Constitution.