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Detroit

Menorah in the D and Hanukkah parade float

Menorah in the D and Hanukkah parade floatThe Eighth Annual Menorah in the D celebrates the start of Hanukkah.
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Amish columnist in Michigan finds new home after money fight with editor

Amish writer finds new home after editor spatAn Amish writer and her editor are now rivals after accusations he cheated her out of money
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Michigan

Catholic foundation awards $88K in grants to area groups

Catholic foundation awards $88K in grantsMore than 20 parishes, schools, nonprofit recognized Tuesday as first winners in annual initiative seeking to boost community-based efforts
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Education

Trustee, financial executive hired to lead Hope College

Trustee, financial executive hired to lead Hope CollegeHope College has selected an alumnus, governing board member and financial advisory firm executive as the next president
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
World

US priest accused of abusing Philippine altar boys

US priest accused of abusing Philippine altar boysPhilippine authorities have arrested an American Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting altar boys
  • World
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Michigan church leaders urge transparency, accountability at bishop's conference

Michigan bishops urge transparency, accountabilityMichigan church leaders pushed for more transparency in investigating allegations against U.S. bishops but couldn't advance the plans at a conference
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Wayne County

2 Wayne Co. churches transform old houses of worship to serve the community

2 churches transform old houses of worshipCommonwealth of Faith in Redford, Soul Harvest Ministries in Highland Park seek donations to help revamp their new sites, boost local outreach
  • Wayne County
  • 3 weeks ago
Religion

Pope taps experts, US cardinal to organize abuse summit

Pope taps experts, US cardinal to organize abuse summitFrancis summoned leaders of the world’s bishops’ conferences to the Vatican after abuse scandals erupted
  • Religion
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
World

Bangladesh scraps plan to start repatriating Rohingya

Bangladesh scraps plan to start repatriating RohingyaPlans to begin a voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their native Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped
  • World
  • 1 month ago
Religion

Pope Francis gives Vatican’s sex abuse expert new role

Pope Francis gives Vatican’s sex abuse expert new roleArchbishop Charles Scicluna has been named deputy at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
  • Religion
  • 1 month ago
Religion

Bishops to delay votes on sex abuse crisis

Bishops to delay votes on sex abuse crisisThe Vatican asked that the U.S. bishops wait until after a Vatican-convened global meeting on sex abuse in February
  • Religion
  • 1 month ago
Wayne County

Hundreds celebrate St. Mary of Redford's 175 years

Hundreds celebrate St. Mary of Redford’s 175 yearsWest side parish known as a "steady beacon" celebrated service Sunday with Archbishop Allen Vigneron, Detroit Mass Mob
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Oakland County

Metro Detroit religious leaders show solidarity after synagogue attack

Faith leaders show solidarity after synagogue attackChristians and Muslims stand together at Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh on Shabbat
  • Oakland County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

After massacre, painstaking care for the dead

After massacre, painstaking care for the deadThe Jewish law is that everything that belonged to the body needs to be buried, so we do our best,” one of the group
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Neal Rubin

Detroit prof finds links between Bible, slasher movies

Slasher movies and scriptures: a horrifying linkWith Halloween upon us, professor connects the drops of blood from the Bible to the theater
  • Neal Rubin
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Rabbi cites Jesus for Jewish victims with Pence

Rabbi cites Jesus for Jewish victims with PenceRabbi Loren Jacobs of Messianic congregation Shema Yisrael offered a prayer for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre. Messianic Jews follow Jewish law but believe that Jesus is the Messiah.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Attack shatters safety of longtime Jewish enclave

Attack shatters safety of longtime Jewish enclave“People always felt safe here. In one day, that changed”
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Study: Online attacks on Jews ramp up before Election Day

Study: Online attacks on Jews ramp up before Election DayNearly 30 percent of the accounts repeatedly tweeting derogatory terms about Jews appeared to be automated “bots”
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Religion

Pope forcibly removes Memphis bishop after probe

Pope forcibly removes Memphis bishop after probePope Francis has forcibly removed the bishop of Memphis, Tennessee, Monsignor Martin Holley, following an investigation
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Religion

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction

Issue of married Catholic priests gains tractionThe Vatican is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on opening up the priesthood to married men
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Religion

Pope accuser blames gay priesthood for abuse

Pope accuser strikes back, blames gay priesthood for abuseArchbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said the “scourge of homosexuality” in the priesthood is responsible for sex abuse
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pa. church probe

Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pa. church probeA nearly 900-page grand jury report found that church leaders had engaged in a systematic cover-up
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Saginaw Bishop Joseph Cistone dies at age 69

Saginaw Bishop Joseph Cistone dies at age 69The Roman Catholic bishop who lead the Saginaw Diocese has died
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Detroit

Church of Scientology opens doors of downtown Detroit center

Church of Scientology opens doors in DetroitOperations started at downtown center after Sunday dedication
  • Detroit
  • 2 months ago
Michigan

Accused priest works as contract psychologist for state

Accused priest works as psychologist for stateA Catholic priest who was stripped of his priestly faculties last week also works for the state as a contract psychologist.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
World

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honeyGuy Erlich’s Balm of Gilead Farm is home to 1,000 threatened Boswellia sacra – the desert shrub mentioned in the Bible.
  • World
  • 2 months ago
Detroit

Downtown Detroit Church of Scientology set to open

Downtown Detroit Church of Scientology set to openAfter decade of planning, doors open to public Monday after private weekend festivities at former Standard Savings Building
  • Detroit
  • 2 months ago
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