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Thieves steal fruit harvests from Kansas City-area churches

Sep. 11, 2021 14:55 PM EDT

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Thieves in the Kansas City area have in the past month have taken two churches' fruit harvests. Hosanna! Lutheran Church in Liberty had planned to harvest grapes it grows after a Sunday worship service earlier this month, WDAF-TV reports. But...

AME Zion Church removes bishop after alleged misconduct

Jul. 30, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church has removed a prominent bishop from office after his peers accused him of fraudulently having church property deeds transferred to a shell corporation that then secured millions of dollars in loans against those properties. ...

US churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools

Jul. 22, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

The discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools for Indigenous children in Canada have prompted renewed calls for a reckoning over the traumatic legacy of similar schools in the United States — and in particular by the churches that operated many of them. ...

AME church to address BLM, voting rights, in delayed meeting

Jul. 06, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the United States' oldest historically Black denomination, launched its General Conference on Tuesday with delegates expected to address racial issues such as voting rights and the Black Lives Matter movement. “Our church claims...