ROCKVILLE, Md. (RNS) — Twinbrook Baptist Church will close, but its sale will help nonprofits meet needs in the community and the Hispanic congregation that long rented the building.
(RNS) The Catholic archdiocese's plan to close dozens of churches raises an issue faced by thousands of shuttered churches across the Northeast and Midwest: what to do with buildings that are often architecturally important and always sentimentally important, especially since a church's shape, age and location make the building hard to reuse.
CLEVELAND (RNS) The official Vatican decrees reversing the closings of 13 Catholic parishes finally reached the desk of Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon, giving him 60 days to decide on an appeal. By Michael O'Malley.