A state appellate court Wednesday refused to reconsider its decision last year to overturn what had been the first conviction nationwide of a Roman Catholic Church official for covering up child sex abuse by priests.
Arvind Khetia, Hindu and an engineer: Now more than ever before, we are living in an environment where we come across people of different faiths. Ignorance about that faith can result in fear, hatred, intolerance and even violence. It is essential that one learns about other faiths, to foster an environment of understanding and mutual respect.
GLENVIEW, Ill. - Aasiyah Bhaiji knew the boys in her class were just clowning around, but their words stung just the same. As they headed inside from an ultimate Frisbee game at Springman Middle School in Glenview, Ill., one of them wrapped his team's colors around his head like a turban.
In an effort to raise funds and gather non-perishable foods for the food pantries at Emmanuel Baptist Church, pastor Heath Hillman, his staff and church members have partnered with Samaritan Ministries to hold a "Souper Bowl" party.
BILOXI -- The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi will hold its 189th annual Council at the Coast Convention Center, beginning on Friday. It has been about 15 years since the council has been held on the Coast. The three-day conference will end with a diocese-wide Eucharist on Saturday.