Katherine Burgess has lived in California, Cambodia and Tennessee. She has covered subjects as varied as a United Nations tribunal, church leadership conferences and a maximum security prison. She is currently based in Washington, D.C.
(RNS) “Mr. Graham was alert and in good spirits during his stay,” said Dr. William R. Hathaway, chief medical officer at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. “We are pleased with the results of Mr. Graham’s evaluation.”
(RNS) “It’s bringing awareness to true beauty and to taking off the mask,” said coordinator Becca Daniel. “I believe that there’s a need because of the culture that we live in. It’s just very much beauty-saturated: ‘beauty’ meaning what’s on the outside.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) “We know that Martin Luther King Jr., were he here today, would be standing here with us," said the Rev. Barbara Williams Skinner, co-chair of the National African American Clergy Network. "Cesar Chavez would be standing with us and Gandhi would be standing with us. We think that’s enough power to change the Congress.”
(RNS) So far, six episodes are planned, although the Church Hoppers said they hope to film additional shows. Their targets include a Full Gospel church, a biker church, a cowboy church and even a synagogue.
(RNS) The ban was met with opposition from the conservative legal group Alliance Defending Freedom, which sent the school board a letter charging that the district lawyer who advised the ban had misunderstood federal rulings on related cases.
(RNS) "Even though it is a Greek Orthodox church, it will be open to all people of all faiths, a place of solace for them," said the Rev. Mark Arey, spokesman for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.