CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Churches have emerged as the top sources of spiritual and material support to the mostly Mexican and Guatemalan workers targeted by recent immigration raids in Mississippi. Some churches are going beyond comfort and material aid, with their response flaring into political opposition.
(RNS) Tampa is not known to be a particularly religious city. But those in town for the Republican National Convention won't have to look too hard to find a spiritual experience. By Lauren Markoe.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) For nearly a century, the stained glass portrait of St. Patrick looked down on parishioners -- as if from the heavens -- from the massive nave of the sacred Heart church in this city's Vailsburg neighborhood.