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Dec 08 2023
SALT LAKE CITY — Elder Patrick Kearon was called to be the newest member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday. A church news release said he was called on Thursday and ordained by President Russell M. Nelson, president of the church. Elder Kearon has served most recently as the senior president of the Presidency of the Seventy.KSL
Nov 28 2023
Dec 08 2023
Pope Francis announced Friday that the Catholic Church will celebrate its first World Day of Children in May 2024.
Speaking in his Angelus address on Dec. 8 to mark the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the pope shared that the Church’s first children’s day will be celebrated in Rome on the weekend of May 25-26.
“And now I have the joy ofCatholic News Agency
Nov 30 2023
Weeks before his installation as the first Black lead pastor at one of the most influential churches in the Washington, DC, area, Mike Kelsey came across a dissertation written by a distant relative, theologian and social ethicist George D. Kelsey.
His great-great-great-uncle detailed the clashes around race and integration among Southern Baptists half a century ago. A professor atChristianity Today
Dec 07 2023
(Fargo, ND) -- Local authorities are warning of a publicly visible training exercise that is taking place today. The Red River Valley SWAT Team is participating in a training exercise on December 7th between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at Northview Church in Fargo. SWAT Team members will be carrying firearms in their training exercise, but will not be using live rounds. Loud noises and shoutingWZFG The Flag
Nov 29 2023
OAK PARK, Ill. (CBS) -- A few churches in Oak Park stepped up weeks ago to help migrants who had been sleeping outside Chicago Police stations. We first told you how those church leaders took it upon themselves to reach out. On Wednesday night, CBS 2's Marybel González learned how one congregation is making an especially big difference. The Calvary Memorial Church, at 931 Lake St. in Oak ParkCBS News (Online)
Nov 20 2023
D.C. and Montgomery County firefighters are fighting the blaze at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Western Avenue in Chevy Chase, which started before 1:30 p.m.
Montgomery Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said on the social media platform X that the heavy flames caused an interior structure collapse. At least one firefighter was hurt battling the blazeWTOP
Nov 29 2023
The Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department will bring back its Santamobile from Dec. 8 to 16. Santa will visit different City of Falls Church neighborhoods each evening from Dec. 8 to 12. The remaining days will be set aside for surrounding neighborhoods of Fairfax and Arlington counties. "This festive community tradition shouldn’t be missed," said Jenny Quinn, the Falls Church Volunteer FirePatch.com
Dec 02 2023
Police arrested a Richmond pastor Friday on suspicion of molesting a young member of his congregation, and officials worry there may be more victims. Jail records show Victor Manuel Hernandez-Pineda, 53, was arrested in Oakland Friday and booked on four counts of sexual assault on a minor and three counts of kidnapping. Hernandez-Pineda was a pastor at the Iglesia Pentecostes Movimiento DeSan Francisco Chronicle