For Muslims, Ramadan is the holiest month of the year. Families travel to mosques for nightly prayers, give charity to those in need and wake up before dawn to break fast – traditions meant to encourage self-reflection, compassion and piety. Ramadan is in short a chance to become closer to God.
Second Harvest Food Bank will donate truckloads of food Wednesday to the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen and St. Mary Catholic Church food pantry in honor of ill civil rights hero Brother David Boone, a founder of both charities.
Members of the Southern Baptist Convention voted Wednesday to condemn a white nationalist group during their annual convention, but only after fierce backlash following their decision a day earlier not to move forward with a resolution opposing the movement.
John McMullen, 65, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, died Friday. He was raised Christian but converted as an adult to Islam and helped found the Rock Hill mosque. Both religions and his family came together to honor him.
Hot button political issues ranging from Immigration to gay and transgender youth brought out division among participants of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church as it wrapped up its annual meeting in Greenville on Wednesday.
A predominantly black North Carolina church with 25 members is claiming to have witnessed a miracle, after an anonymous donor sent them a badly needed donor – along with a confession he was once a “terrible racist.”