• Methodist Church Hosting “A Conversation on Racism”

    COLUMBUS – A Columbus church will be hosting speaker Dr. Karlos Hill for a discussion about racism. Hill is a Chair and Associate Professor of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Hill will be visiting Columbus on April 23rd at 7p.m. and the public is...
  • 3 people arrested after woman robbed by gunpoint near church

    CAROLINE, VA (WWBT) – Three people were arrested Wednesday after a reported armed robbery in Caroline County.  The Caroline Sheriff’s Office says a woman was walking along the road near Carmel Church when three men in a vehicle approached her at gunpoint and demanded money. The victim says she was...
  • Biblical prophecy claims the Rapture is coming April 23, numerologist says

    Is The Rapture finally here? One Christian numerologist says a biblical sign strongly suggests it. David Meade tells the U.K.’s Daily Express newspaper that on April 23, the sun and moon will be in Virgo, as will Jupiter, which represents the Messiah. For a certain branch of evangelical Christianity,...
  • Everything to Know About the Pastor Bill Hybels Sexual-Misconduct Scandal

    On Tuesday, Illinois megachurch pastor Bill Hybels announced that he’s resigning amid sexual-misconduct allegations made by church members and employees. Last month, the Chicago Tribunepublished claims that women made against Hybels spanning decades. Below, what to know about the Bill Hybels scandal. Hybels served as spiritual adviser to President...
  • Vatican: Pope Chile letter a “spiritual state of emergency”

    VATICAN CITY –  The Vatican says Pope Francis’ apology to Chilean sex abuse victims and request that the country’s bishops come to Rome to figure out reforms amounts to a “spiritual state of emergency” declaration for the Chilean church. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Vatican spokesman...
  • Pope Francis admits to his errors in judgment

    Pope Francis has admitted he made “grave errors” in judgment in Chile’s sex abuse scandal and invited the abuse victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness. In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday, Francis also summoned Chile’s bishops to the Vatican for an emergency meeting in the coming weeks to discuss...
  • Another MegaChurch Pastor stepping down after allegations of misconduct

    Forty-two years after founding one of the nation’s most influential evangelical megachurches, the Rev. Bill Hybels told his congregation Tuesday night that he would step down from the helm of Willow Creek Community Church six months ahead of schedule. His departure comes less than a month after a Chicago...
  • Eight of the worst popes in church history

    Tune in to the new CNN Original Series “Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History” at 10 p.m. ET/PT Sundays. (CNN)Billed as a reformer and outsider, Pope Francis was elected five years ago. He took the helm as the Catholic Church wrestled with corruption and the fallout of the...
  • Mormons to celebrate 1978 lifting of ban on blacks in clergy

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it will celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of its reversal of a ban on blacks in the religion’s lay priesthood. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Monday night that the celebration will take place June 1 in...