Amanda Greene is the editor and community manager of Wilmington Faith & Values.
Priest who found love now searches for work
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) With 10 percent unemployment in this corner of North Carolina, the search-for-work story of Gerry Murphy and Andrea Kanelopoulos-Murphy could be a common one. But the couple believe their unique marriage — he's a former Catholic priest — sometimes makes it harder to find the right workplace. By Amanda Greene.
North Carolina approves ban on same-sex marriage
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) North Carolinians took a strong stance against same-sex marriage on Tuesday, voting 61 percent to 39 percent for a state constitutional amendment to only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. By Amanda Greene.
Man spends 12 months practicing 12 different religions, and finds peace at year’s end
LUMBERTON, N.C. (RNS) Andrew Bowen isn't Muslim, or Hindu, or Baha'i, or Mormon. In fact, he's none of the 12 faiths he practiced for a month at a time during 2011. Finding faith in God again was not Bowen's aim; he was looking for faith in humanity. By Amanda Greene.