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.
In the United States, which has been referred to as the "great melting pot" for generations, it should come as no surprise that with all these different kinds of people has come practically as many ways of believing in a higher power.
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.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a “commitment between two people,” becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation. The change is expected to take effect June 21.
After dreaming for years of a new cathedral, the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh finally broke ground on the building Saturday. The new $41 million Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in west Raleigh will seat 2,000 when it is completed in about two years.