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May 16 2023
Community members sing during a prayer vigil at Hills Church, Monday, May 15, 2023, in Farmington, N.M. Authorities said an 18-year-old man roamed through the community firing randomly at cars and houses Monday, killing three people and injuring six others including two police officers before he was killed. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The gunman who killed threeNewsNation
May 01 2023
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, and as of 6 a.m. Monday, Tobin was succeeded as bishop of Providence by the Most. Rev. Richard G. Henning, the diocese announced Monday morning. As required by Catholic church law, Tobin presented a letter of resignation to Francis upon reaching the age of 75 on April 1. Henning was appointed coadjutor bishop of Providence onThe Newport Daily News
Mar 07 2023
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sixteen former students at a now closed Christian boarding school in southwest Missouri have settled lawsuits alleging they were abused at the school. The settlement amounts for the lawsuits against the former Agape Baptist Church were not disclosed, The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday. The church ran the school near Stockton in Cedar County. The cases were dismissedSFGATE
Mar 02 2023
Democratic New York City Mayor Eric Adams was on to something when he argued at a Manhattan prayer breakfast Tuesday that you can’t remove God from society, and especially our schools, and not expect social ills and violence to increase. Adams argued that if people want to build a world that’s better for the youth, “It means instilling in them some level of faith and belief.” (25 secs). “Don’tWestern Journal
Jun 05 2023
Thousands are living in RVs on Los Angeles’ streets. Leaders want to shrink the number, but the solution is elusive
Early one recent Friday morning, sanitation workers, homeless-outreach workers and LAPD officers arrived on a little street in the west of Los Angeles. Jasmine Avenue is lined with low-rise apartment blocks, an imposing Catholic Church, a school and a handful of dilapidated recreational vehicles.
That morning on Jasmine Avenue, RV residents were offered $500 gift cards and a motel roomCNN (Online News)
Apr 29 2023
Police responded to an apparent shooting in downtown Burlington just before noon on Saturday. After receiving reports of an injured man at the corner of Church Street and Main Street, officers from the Burlington Police Department and Vermont State Police found a male victim in his 40s lying on his back on the sidewalk outside of Manhattan Pizza. The man had apparently been shot in the chest,VT Digger
Apr 05 2023
Victims of the 2017 mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church have reached a tentative agreement with the Justice Department to settle their yearslong legal battle with the government for $144.5 million, according to an attorney for the victims and the Justice Department.
Twenty-six were killed and 22 were injured in the Nov. 5, 2017, massacre at the small, rural FirstABC News (Online)
Jun 03 2023
In the Bible, Jesus says "Let the children come to me" — but parents and teachers in Utah have decided it'll have to wait until high school.
At Davis School District, located north of Salt Lake City, the collection of Christian scripture has been shelved for students until they enter high school.
The district has removed the Bible from their elementary and middle school librariesFox News (Online News)
Feb 28 2023
"I couldn't be grumpy around him. He would just smile and you couldn't do it," said James Patrick Riley from the pulpit at Hope Church, a roommate of the late Officer Geoffrey Redd when they served in the Marine Corps together. Riley, along with hundreds of first responders, elected officials, friends and family, gathered Tuesday at the church to remember the life of Redd, who died about twoThe Commercial Appeal
May 01 2023
The three young women killed in a horror car crash allegedly caused by a 13-year-old boy in a stolen Mercedes have been named. The allegedly stolen vehicle slammed into a Holden killing Kelsie Davies, 17 and church pastor Michale Chandler, 29, about 10.45pm on Sunday in Maryborough, 245km north of Brisbane. The force of the crash also shunted the vehicle into a Mazda, causing the death of itsDaily Mail