(AP) — Police are recommending that prosecutors charge Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, for arson in the fire that destroyed the 118-year-old Adas Israel Congregation last week.
(RNS) — A Chaldean Christian man from Michigan who was deported to Iraq has reportedly died because he was unable to obtain insulin to treat his diabetes.
DETROIT (AP) — Four priests were arrested this week in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, and the fifth awaits extradition from India.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As of 2015, Catholic Charities and Bethany Christian Services were on average doing 25 to 30 percent of the state's foster care adoptions.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — A Michigan pastor has created 'The Preachers,' a performance art piece in which passers-by are encouraged to step up to a makeshift pulpit and preach for up to five minutes.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress.
SCOTTS, Mich. (RNS) – The weekend after the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history, one small church in Michigan had security trainers teach congregants how to respond to an armed intruder.
DETROIT (AP) — Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a 32-year-old liberal doctor in Detroit, is mounting a surprisingly robust bid to become the nation's first Muslim governor.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A farmer was kicked out of a municipal market because of his religious beliefs about marriage. That was wrong, and the court that begins hearing his case this week should recognize that.
(RNS) — 'The Democratic Party is no longer the 'The Big Tent Party.' I fear the Democratic Party has become the 'pro-abortion rights' party,' former U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., tells RNS contributor Charlie Camosy.
DETROIT (Detroit Free Press) Supporters say the immigrants would face persecution in Iraq since many of them are Christians.
(RNS) Stephen Tennes was barred after he refused to host a lesbian couple's wedding. Aided by a Christian-based legal organization, he filed a lawsuit against the city.
(RNS) The GOP nominee said the Flint pastor was 'a nervous mess' because she had clearly planned to upstage him.
DETROIT -- Despite the revelations, friends and parishioners continued to reach out to the priest, letting him live in their homes and asking for private counseling even when he was banned from performing public church services.
DEARBORN, Mich. -- "Democracy worked the way it was supposed to," Police Chief Ron Haddad said. "Both sides were civil. ... That's what this country is all about."
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