churches

2020

Mayor Pete Faces a Familiar and “Vicious” Enemy in South Carolina: Homophobia

Black pastors say Buttigieg will struggle in churches that define marriage as between a man and a woman.
Daniel Newhauser
7.8.19
terrorism

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

The attacks targeted churches and hotels across the country and left more than 300 dead.
Alex Lubben
4.23.19
Hate Crime

Sheriff deputy's son who burned three black churches will face hate crime charges

The NAACP deemed the fires in Louisiana, plus another fire at a civil rights center in Tennessee, to be “domestic terrorism.”
Tess Owen
4.15.19
crime

Trail of Corn Dog Debris Helps Catch Thieves Who Stole Virgin Mary Statue

Father Aaron Huberfeld hoped his prayers would bring back the statue, but the discarded corn dog bits leading to the Kwik Trip helped, too.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.18
immigration

When Loving Thy Neighbor Means Saving Them from Deportation

How one church is struggling against the Trump administration's policies.
Livia Gershon
9.21.17
Art

[Premiere] CGI Music Video Is ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ Meets the Occult

One-half of Cool 3D World made a music video for Infinity Shred’s new single, and it’s even weirder than you would have imagined.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.9.16
americas

Justin Trudeau Wants to Scrap Law That Lets Teachers and Parents Spank Kids

The move is part of the Liberal government’s promise to carry out all 94 of the recommendations offered in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report on the devastating legacy of the residential school system.
Rachel Browne
12.21.15
Music

Mike Tyson’s Former Mansion Becomes a Megachurch

The heavyweight’s eerie, vacant estate is being born-again.
Emily Kirkpatrick
10.3.15
Art

The Pope Should Check Out These Panoramas of NYC Churches

The Vatican is nice, but we have some hot houses of God here in New York.
Beckett Mufson
9.23.15
News

Why Do Black Churches Keep Burning?

A series of fires at predominantly black churches since the horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina—including two blazes in the same state—have raised the specter of copycat racial violence.
Allie Conti
7.1.15
News

Churches Are Using Facial Recognition to Track Members, This Startup Says

What happens when biometrics meet the Divine?
Jordan Pearson
6.19.15
Stuff

'Houseworld' Raises the Roof of Immersive Theater

We met Andrew Hoepfner, the mastermind behind the otherworldly experience that explores new frontiers of performance, music, and the human psyche.
Deenah Vollmer
6.18.15
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