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Nigerian nun shames Catholic Church for silence on sex abuse

March 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sister Openibo TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM/GIN A Nigerian nun faced a Vatican summit on sexual abuse in the Church and delivered a stinging indictment to stone-faced church leaders who failed to take action against abusers. It was the third day of the Vatican summit. Sister Veronica Openibo did not mince words. A member of the Society…

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African American Churches Transforming Society (AACTS) to hold SOS Conference to “Save our Souls”, strengthen our families, and rebuild our communities.

March 2, 2019

BPRW  ATLANTA– The African-American Churches Transforming Society (AACTS) will hold its annual conference at the Salem Bible Church, East Campus, located at 5460 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia, Georgia. Conference activities begin on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, with registration at 12:00 noon; Thursday, March 14, 2019, registration and breakfast at 8:00 a.m.; and Friday, March 15, 2019,…

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New survey finds nearly half of Christian millennials don’t support evangelism

February 23, 2019

By Leah Fletcher  Sharing one’s faith — evangelizing — is a core practice among many religions. For Christians, it’s viewed as a directive from Jesus himself before he departed from the earth; commanding his disciples to “spread the Good News.” Yet today, a number of factors are curbing many Christians’ enthusiasm for faith-sharing, including the…

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Bright Hope Baptist Church commits over $100,000 in support of memorial preserving the legacy of the Honorable William H. Gray III

February 15, 2019

The William H. Gray III Memorial Foundation announced a combined gift of $102,272.12 from Bright Hope Baptist Church senior pastor Rev. Dr. Darron D. McKinney, Sr. on behalf of Bright Hope Baptist Church, Bridge of Hope, and the Bright Hope Non-Profit Development Corporation on Sunday, February 10. “For almost a century, the Gray family name…

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ASALH holds annual Black History and Proclamation Ceremony at Berean Presbyterian Church

February 8, 2019

Members of the Philadelphia Heritage Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will hold their annual Black History and Proclamation Ceremony at the historic Berean Presbyterian Church, 2101 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA  19122 on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from Noon-3:00 PM. (https://asalh.org/events/celebrating-the-asalh-2019-black-migrations-theme-philadelphia-heritage-branch/1549713600/) ASALH’s 2019 theme entitled, “Black…

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‘Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul’ will be broadcast by US public radio stations during Black History Month, including WXPN and WRTI

February 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The Dixie Hummingbirds A new radio documentary that explores the history of Black gospel music and illustrates its significant influence on the formation of rock and soul music will be broadcast by US public radio stations in February during Black History Month.  Hosted by GRAMMY award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans, “Gospel Roots of…

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St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Sunday of Hope

February 2, 2019

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, the Abington Ambler Alumni Chapter hosted its St. Jude Sunday of Hope event at Canaan Baptist Church in Germantown.Brother Richard Snow delivered an inspirational message and asked all Canaan members to support their national initiative. Thanks to the support of Dr. Rev. Darrel Brennan and his congregation, the Abington Ambler…

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MLK: An Interfaith Commemoration and Conversation in Social Justice

January 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (inserts) Reverend Dr. William Barber II  and Dr. Camille Z. Charles By Amy V. Simmons Attendees filled the Irvine Auditorium in University City on January 23 for an interfaith event honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. which featured a conversation with the Reverend Dr. William Barber II and Dr. Camille Z….

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A Celebration Of Impact

January 19, 2019

By Thera Martin When Kyle Morris was a young teenager, he got himself into a little bit of trouble. For some of our teens, when that happens, a lot of people will write you off and figure you’ll never make anything of yourself.   Not in Morris’s case. He credits the positive turn around in…

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