Spiritual Matters

An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

| March 6, 2014

Files released by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese show decades of systematic secrecy and protection of pedophile priests.

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Going up yonder

Going up yonder

| March 5, 2014

HOUSE CALLS During my many years of medical practice, I have made many house calls on folks who were going to their eternal rest. Often, loved ones from the family have suggested that the person be hospitalized. In some cases, I had no alternative but to do so. After surveying the home conditions, if they […]

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Obituaries: March 5-March 11 Edition

| March 5, 2014

Halloween Byrd departed this earthly life on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving and devoted family at the age of 77. She was the second oldest child born to Arthur and Elizabeth Balfour on Aug. 27, 1936, in Chulahoma, just outside of Holly Springs, Miss. She accepted Christ at an early age and was […]

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‘Believe and Receive!’

| March 4, 2014

  By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Believe and receive!” We’ve all heard preachers say this. Perhaps, we have even said this. God is indeed able to do anything and that includes healing; however, God is not a magician. Neither is God a genie in a bottle that can be rubbed to make random […]

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‘Son of God’ review: A TV miniseries gets a big-screen re-edit | NJ.com

| March 2, 2014

‘Son of God’ review: A TV miniseries gets a big-screen re-edit Diogo Morgado, center, is Jesus in ‘Son of God,’ a re-edited spin-off of TV’s ‘The Bible’ (FOX) By Stephen Whitty/The Star-Ledger According to scripture, Jesus was born of woman, and lived his brief life among men — even though he was the son of […]

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UPDATE 1-Google loses bid to keep anti-Islamic video online during appeal | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Google loses bid to keep anti-Islamic video online during appeal | Reuters

| March 2, 2014

UPDATE 1-Google loses bid to keep anti-Islamic video online during appeal By Dan Levine Feb 28 (Reuters) – Google Inc on Friday lost its bid to keep an anti-Islamic film on its YouTube video sharing website while it appealed a federal appeals court order that the company said would have “devastating effects” if allowed to […]

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Dead Mississippi man begins breathing in embalming room, coroner says – CNN.com

Dead Mississippi man begins breathing in embalming room, coroner says – CNN.com

| February 28, 2014

Dead Mississippi man begins breathing in embalming room, coroner says By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Man awakens in body bag (CNN) — Even in the Bible Belt, coroners don’t use the word “miracle” lightly. But Holmes County, Mississippi, Coroner Dexter Howard has no qualms using the word for the resurrection, as it were, of Walter […]

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Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ | The Raw Story

Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ | The Raw Story

| February 28, 2014

Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ By David Ferguson   On Friday’s “This Week in Blackness,” host Elon James White took aim at Harlem pastor Dr. James David Manning‘s assertion that President Barack Obama has loosed “white homo demons” on the world that will “scoop up” black […]

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Words of the Week—Science does NOT refute God

| February 28, 2014

By Minister Jason Malveaux Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel Great thinkers deny the existence of Almighty God only to replace Him with almighty science. Findings are quoted with religious fervor and science is quoted as if it were a great prophet or holy writ. God is called to defend Himself against […]

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Times–a-changin’!

Times–a-changin’!

| February 23, 2014

Do you remember the days when people rushed to get to church to get a seat? You know, before many churches could afford microphones that magnified the voice of the singer or preacher.

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