St. Augustine’s University has named a new president, replacing its retiring leader several months before expected. Rev. Gaddis Faulcon will take the reins of the historically black college near downtown Raleigh effective immediately,
Thousands of Muslims attended weekly services at the Islamic Association of Raleigh on Friday, saddened by news of deadly terrorist attacks at two mosques in New Zealand but determined to worship as usual.
As he prepared to give his sermon Friday, Omar Atia went over the parallels between his mosque in southwestern Indiana and the two in Christchurch, New Zealand, where dozens of Muslims died in a terrorist attack during communal prayers.
A civil lawsuit has been filed in Melbourne against Australia's Cardinal George Pell, who has been found guilty of child sexual assault and is awaiting sentence, the Supreme Court of Victoria said Thursday.
It could be months before United Methodists know the effect of the decision to maintain a ban against same-sex weddings and LGBTQ pastors. But the General Conference made one thing clear: Church provides no sanctuary from the politics outside.
Vaughn Cherry, a North Carolina pastor, told Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church he would be OK, his congregation said. Days later, he checked on a driver who was in a crash and got hit by a car, cops say.
United Methodists voted to continue to ban same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy, opening the door for what is expected to be an exodus of members from the denomination in North Carolina and across the U.S.
As the rule-making body of the United Methodist Church gathers in St. Louis to decide whether the church will bless same-sex marriage and ordain gay clergy, members of the denomination in North Carolina are praying and preparing for a possible split.
Wake County school administrators are recommending making Election Day in November 2020 a teacher workday, which would mean classes wouldn’t be held. Staff also want to make the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr a teacher workday.
A priest at Immaculata Catholic School in Durham says he canceled a visit by LGBTQ City Council member Vernetta Alston after some parents complained about disagreement between gay marriage and the church’s moral teaching.
Raleigh Diocese responds to Durham Catholic school closing Friday, citing threats of protests over LGBTQ City Council member Vernetta Alston as guest speaker. Immaculata parents question the decision to close and still want Alston to speak.
There was a time in NC’s past when some hate crimes weren’t prosecuted. Lynchings of black men and women often were community events, carried out in public places with hundreds or thousands of people watching.
ABC’s news show “20/20” will look back at the rise and fall of televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker, whose PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sexual scandal. The special will include never-seen archival footage.