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5:12 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019

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Quebec’s new administration hitting employees with religious clothing ban

November 9, 2018

PSS Canadian public employees may be banned from wearing religious clothing under a “secularism law” being proposed in Québec. Plans to prohibit public employees from wearing religious symbols, including a Jewish kippah or a hijab, were announced by the center-right Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) after the party was swept to victory in provincial elections in…

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Gesu School hosts 25th Anniversary Celebratory Mass in the Church of the Gesu

November 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Gesu School community celebrates its 25th Anniversary as an independent Catholic school and a national model of inner-city education. With Gesu School students are (left to right center): Founding President Fr. George W. Bur, S.J., Vice Principal & Chaplain Fr. Neil Ver’Schneider, S.J., Principal Sr. Ellen Convey, IHM, President and CEO Bryan…

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Pastor and activist William J. Barber II wins MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

October 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II   (Photo credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)   (PSS) — The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, architect of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina and leader of the revived Poor People’s Campaign, has won a MacArthur “Genius” grant. Barber, 55, pastor of…

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126 years later – still growing in grace

October 12, 2018

Grace Baptist Church of Germantown 126th Anniversary Commemoration   “Grace Baptist Church of Germantown is a place to come and see that there is still the sacred respect for our music and our worship…We have been serving the local Germantown section of Philadelphia for many years…it is certainly a privilege to be able to serve…

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Enon She’s My Sister 5K Walk/Run held on Oct. 6

September 20, 2018

She’s My Sister, the anti-human trafficking ministry of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, will host its Fourth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness 5KWalk/Run on Saturday October 6, 2018 Fairmount  Park, Memorial Hall, beginning at 8:00am. The ministry seeks to bring awareness to and assist in combating the horrific crime of human trafficking.  Victims of human trafficking are…

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College Fair at Enon: Opportunity to obtain valuable information and connect with important resources

September 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Senior pastor of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Alyn Waller, left, is joined by Councilwoman Cherelle Parker during her 11th Annual ‘College, Vocational and Labor Fair’ held inside Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Family Life Center on Saturday, September 15, 2018.   (–SUBMITTED PHOTO)   Councilwoman Cherelle Parker (D-9th Dist.) hosted a labor, vocational…

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Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

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