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Faith leaders are ramping up their support for an Oklahoma death row inmate as his clemency hearing nears. Julius Jones, 40, was sentenced to death in 2002, but his advocates say a different person committed the crime in which a prominent Edmond, Oklahoma, businessman was
Kneeling, in most of the world’s religions, is an act of worship and veneration for a deity or its mythic representatives. On Monday (May 25) in Minneapolis, a white police officer kneeled on the neck of a black man named George Floyd, who was already
One is a Roman Catholic church in Queens; the other, a Lutheran church in Manhattan. But the COVID-19 pandemic has united the two Hispanic congregations in grief.
Born Richard Wayne Penniman in 1932, Little Richard — the musician known for singing, shouting and flamboyant showmanship — was more than a little religious at times during his life. He died on May 5.
Darrin Patrick, a megachurch pastor, has died of what appears to be a "self-inflicted gunshot wound," He was a teaching pastor at Seacoast Church, a multi-site megachurch based in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, and the founding pastor of the Journey Church in St. Louis, where
Few knew him by name, but many saw his signature handiwork on the sides of the road or in media images from scenes of tragedy — squat, white wooden crosses with the names of gun victims scrawled in black ink.
It's been a year since beloved progressive Christian author and speaker Rachel Held Evans died unexpectedly — and in that year, a common refrain sounded again and again online among her many readers and friends.
Even as many pastors lead funerals regularly, many admit they haven’t made end-of-life care decisions or planned for their funerals.
Human composting is modeled after green burials, a practice that avoids using metal or concrete containers. In a green or natural burial, the body is not prepared with embalming fluids. "The goal is complete decomposition of the body and its natural return to the soil,"