For 137 Years, Wis. Convent Says They've Been Praying NonstopFlooding, snowstorms, a flu outbreak, even a fire — any of those might have slowed a group of Wisconsin nuns who say none of it has kept their order from praying nonstop for hundreds of thousands of people over the last 137 years.
2-Day Event Builds Christian-Muslim RelationshipsThe Evangelical Lutheran Church is hosting a two-day conference designed to build bridges between Christians and those of Muslim faith. The conference is on Friday and Saturday.
Republican: Bullying Bill An ‘Attack on The Bible & Conservative Christians' The Minnesota House was in an emotional debate Tuesday over a bullying bill that would toughen the state's laws, following a rash of student suicides linked to bullying.
Good Question: Why Are Ashes Used On Ash Wednesday? In two days, millions of Christians around the world will observe Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent. It falls 46 days before Easter, including Sundays. Christians will observe Lent by fasting or abstaining from a type of food they like. It's a way of repenting their sins, and as a way to recognize how Jesus fasted in the desert for 40 days and 40 nights.
Pastor Vows To Help Pack 2 Million MealsA Detroit-area pastor is looking to help the hungry in a big way. The Rev. Brad Powell wants 10,000 volunteers to assist him in packing 2 million meals over a three-day period next month.
Catholics Gather For Thanksgiving Mass For New PopeA silver bell rang inside the Basilica of Saint Mary as part of a mass to celebrate the installation of Pope Francis.
Wis. Group Calls For Removal Of Cross From MonumentThe city of Woonsocket has raised $15,000 for a fund established to defend against a potential lawsuit over a monument topped with a cross that has drawn a complaint from an atheist group.