Putting Black at the center of interfaith


(RNS) — Every January, the city of New York hosts an interfaith breakfast that gathers my fellow New Yorkers who work to improve the lives of people in the five boroughs of NYC and beyond. Gathered under one roof for several hours are representatives of the many different faiths that can be found in our … Read more

Poor People’s Campaign plans ‘Moral March on Manchin’


WASHINGTON (RNS) — The faith-led Poor People’s Campaign is planning a march in the home state of West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin to protest the moderate Democrat’s recent decision to oppose voting rights legislation and efforts to end the Senate filibuster. Poor People’s Campaign co-chair the Rev. William Barber announced via Twitter on Monday (June … Read more

Popular Nigerian televangelist T.B. Joshua dies at 57


LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Temitope Balogun Joshua, one of Africa’s most popular televangelists who was known as T.B. Joshua, has died. He was 57. The Nigerian-born pastor was founder of the mega church Synagogue Church Of All Nations, or SCOAN, which also runs the Emmanuel Television Station in Lagos. The church announced his death in … Read more