ST. LOUIS — The Church of God in Christ, or COGIC, is the largest African-American Pentecostal denomination. For one week each year, members converge for Holy Convocation, in which their charismatic faith is on display.
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ST. LOUIS — Although the locations of the fires in predominantly African-American neighborhoods gave rise to speculation that the motive might be race-related, the suspect is black.
ST. LOUIS — The Shrine of St. Joseph on the outskirts of downtown is not a black church. It was a predominantly white and Roman Catholic church, dating back to 1843.
ST. LOUIS — Investigators have yet to confirm that race was the motive. If race or religion proves to be the reason, police will seek to have the incidents prosecuted as hate crimes.
ST. LOUIS — The latest incident is being investigated along with the five other church fires that have happened in the area since Oct. 8.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) The Rev. C. Jessel Strong, president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition, took the pulpit: “We’re here because we’re sick and tired. Why does it seem all of our children are shot by the police?”
ST. LOUIS (RNS) More than 60 cities around the world have signed the Charter for Compassion and that more than 350 are in the process of joining.
(RNS) Movoto Real Estate blog decided to find out “what the real Sin City is.” And surprise, it aint Las Vegas.
(RNS) Could a new all-Catholic basketball conference help college athletics — and even the Catholic Church?