Thousands are dying for their faith worldwide

...will be the Rev. Ezzat Bathouche, a native Syrian serving parishes in Illinois and Indiana whose family faces persecution in his...he feels it is his duty as pastor to inform members of his parish about what is happening, because it seems the media is not...

Boston Archdiocese to lose 65 parishes by year's end because of financial problems

...archdiocese, closing parish after parish, school after school...country have been closing parishes as the Catholic population...announcement of the closing of a parish evokes," the archbishop...there is not." The parishes will not close immediately...

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Parishes in Oregon battle to keep assets held by bankrupt archdiocese

...and the purposes of the parishes and that those are distinct...He said that while parishes do not have separate...for abuse victims say parish assets should be available...that, in addition to parish real estate and cash...New York City, said parishes and church schools are...

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China's campaign to remove crosses alarms Christians

...possibility that Christians might rival in size the 85 million members of the ruling Communist Party. The religion's tight-knit parishes, proclivity for civil society, and loyalty to God have made the ruling party edgy about its own rule.Last August, Beijing...

System checks teacher-prep by graduate ability

...institutions, there are also questions about the evaluation.Jack Parish, associate dean at the University of Georgia's education...bigger impact than the teacher.It was a warning that UGA's Parish agrees with.The commissioners implementing Georgia's evaluations...

Best & Brightest: Bernadette Hartney, Alleluia Community School

...basketball, Most Valuable Player, All-State Player, All-Region Player in volleyballCOMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Youth Group and Parish Religion Education at Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Youth Group, Vacation Bible School, YMCA Soccer, swim team, volunteer...

Readers' genealogy questions answered

...whether Samuel Al len, who lived in St. Paul's Parish of Augusta, is the same Samuel Allen who lived...of Rich mond Co., GA, formerly St Paul's Parish that Samuel Allen of St. Paul's Parish had a brother, William Allen, who died in...

Religion News in Brief

Two Washington state parishes are the latest to quit Episcopal Church SEATTLE - Two Washington state parishes severed ties with the Episcopal Church...Network of Anglican Communion Dioceses and Parishes met in Providence, R.I. The group...

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Faith digest

...missionaries to Africa will speak during weekend Masses at Augusta parishes. The Revs. John McLaughlin and Karl Langsdorf are members...Disturbance" will be offered during weekend liturgies in Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Savannah, including Augusta, at...

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Religion News in Brief

Breakaway Episcopal parishes spark international dispute between...bishops has broken out over two breakaway parishes in California. In a strongly worded...priests at the conservative breakaway parishes to cease all ministry and said they...

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