YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The trend started after the 2007 recession as churches merged or closed because of dwindling membership.
JERUSALEM – Herzl Brewery took wheat that Tel Aviv University geneticists say was the strain used for beer in the Holy Land two millennia ago.
(RNS) If you loved the music of the Benedictine monks of Norcia in Italy -- and the Billboard charts say millions do -- then you'll love their beer, now available for purchase in the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Raising a glass (or eight) of special papal beers brewed to last only a little longer than Pope Francis' visit here.
(RNS) Entrepreneurs are banking you'll crave a papal-visit-prompted souvenir to crow about. Philadelphia is epicenter of mass marketing but the Internet abounds with Francis-fueled collectibles as well.
(Reuters) Ahmad said the flight attendant had discriminated against her when the attendant refused her request for an unopened can of Diet Coke, saying it could be used as a weapon, yet gave the man sitting next to her an unopened can of beer.
The more, the merrier!
Under a new policy that goes into effect Friday, drinking will not be allowed at any event that is directed primarily toward minors. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson announced the change in a letter to parishioners last week. Now alcohol at games or other events directed toward minors “is not to be served to anyone or brought in by someone,” according to the letter.
The beer maker omits reference to God in their Declaration of Independence advertisement, outraging some consumers.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) Christopher McGarvey is a recent seminary graduate, a cantor at St. Basil the Great Orthodox Church and the brains behind the What Would Jesus Brew class -- part of a yearlong Heavenly Homebrew Competition of church teams brewing individual beers for a fall event benefitting a hospice center. By Amanda Greene.