(RNS) — After pressure from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, the Bible was removed from the base's 'Missing Man' table and will be replaced by a multifaith book.
(AP) — Designs for a memorial to nine black worshippers slain at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, began not at a drafting table, but with discussions with grieving family members about how best to honor those lost in the racist attack. The result will be less of a solemn monument and more of a heavenly embrace to those visiting the historic Charleston church.
(RNS) — James Cone refused to assign any authenticity to a religion that claimed to be Christian but did not address the liberation of black people from white supremacy.
(RNS) The new owners bought the center at a real estate auction for $61,000 and plan to demolish the building and turn the grounds into a green space with benches and possibly a waterfall or fountain.