WASHINGTON (RNS) — Known for moderating election-season debates, Ifill was the daughter of parents who were from the Caribbean and became deeply involved in the AME Church.
(RNS) — The leaders of two congregations that have suffered violence incited by hate, we recognize the president's 'emergency' isn’t about an invasion, but the language of governmental overreach.
(RNS) The denomination, echoing Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, pointed to research that shows climate change has a negative impact on people of color.
(RNS) Two centuries later, members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church made another pilgrimage to Philadelphia for the denomination’s General Conference.
(RNS) Black church leaders debate: to arm, or not to arm?
(RNS) How does one muster the courage, the conviction, the moral fiber to grant such a gift to someone who has already taken so much?
Slain Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41, of South Carolina was "a moral compass," said one colleague.
Another mass shooting. This time it was a humble church, the oldest AME church in the South, where people had gathered for a prayer meeting.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (RNS) The Rev. Lamkin said she didn’t really have a plan when she ventured out to Ferguson but that “the whole being shot thing was probably the best thing that could have happened.”