It's been three weeks since Msgr. William J. Lynn was sent back to prison after the state Supreme Court reinstated his 2012 conviction and sentence for child endangerment in the Catholic Church priest sex abuse scandal.
A troubled El Salvador will pause this weekend from the daily drumbeat of murder and mayhem to observe the elevation toward sainthood of one of the most cherished and controversial religious figures in the Americas, Archbishop Oscar Romero, slain by a right-wing death squad as he said Mass 35 years ago.
Actress Lolita Foster, from the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” will emcee a fundraiser gala Thursday in Raleigh to benefit The Hope Center at Pullen, a local nonprofit that helps young people aging out of foster care.
Rabbi Mark H. Levin, Congregation Beth Torah founding rabbi, Overland Park, Kan: People often say that the world would be better off without religion. Unfortunately, that's like saying that the world would be better off without breathing, a necessity for life.
More than 8,300 runners are expected Sunday morning, along with thousands of spectators, for the second annual Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon – a huge, daylong event that will tie up church and neighborhood traffic downtown and in West Raleigh.
I haven’t read the Constitution since fourth grade: Was there anything in it declaring that all men are created equal – as long as they don’t sleep with somebody you don’t think they should sleep with?
Denominations that once eschewed ancient liturgies because of their connection to the Catholic Church now incorporate a wide range of those practices during the Easter season, though many have been updated to appeal to modern congregations.