(USA Today) — Organizers apologized after a parade preceding the Diana Singing, a popular event for 50 years, included a motorized scooter flying the Confederate banner.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Officials said their decision-making process concerning the windows sped up after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last month.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The windows were added in 1953 with the support of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials decided 'to just do it and get it done and move on to the next phase,’ a spokesman said.
(RNS) We cannot undo what our ancestors did, but I felt we had a historic opportunity to show that we have repented of these ungodly attitudes.
(RNS) Baptists considered the resolution almost a year after nine people were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., by an alleged killer who posed for photos with the rebel flag.
(RNS) Hypnotized by the lost cause of the Civil War, those under its spell could not awaken without the shock of wanton cruelty. The murders at Emanuel AME Church provided that shock
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials acknowledged that there are intense feelings about the best way to handle the controversial windows.
(RNS) The prominent conservative Christian leader, who interviews Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on Tuesday in Nashville, talks with RNS’ Jonathan Merritt.
ATLANTA - Authorities have images of the men placing the flags outside Ebenezer Baptist Church; they say they have not ruled out hate crime charges.
HOT SPRINGS, N.C. (RNS) Speaking at the Wild Goose Festival, Bree Newsome said she prepared for her mission, scaling the 30-foot flagpole outside the South Carolina Statehouse, by rereading the biblical story of David and Goliath.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Nikki Haley cast the events as "a story of action," beginning with the worshipers who welcomed and prayed with the suspect and ending with the legislative action to remove the flag the accused killer had embraced.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) Several Senators spoke of being moved and inspired by the Christian forgiveness displayed by relatives of the Emanuel 9 for the shooter, adding that removal of the flag was the proper way to honor them.
It could take three days of votes before it's decided whether the lawmakers will heed the governor's call to remove the flag from Statehouse grounds.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The prominent building on the skyline of the nation’s capital includes windows containing an image of the controversial flag.
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