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Man leaves scripture in the sand at Wrightsville Beach

One local man is leaving more than footprints in the sand at Wrightsville Beach. He's spreading a powerful message.

Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims

The Charlotte diocese’s bishop says a priest in North Carolina will continue to be placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year.

Police officers wash feet of black pastors in North Carolina

Police in North Carolina have washed the feet of black religious leaders during a prayer walk that was aimed at ending racism.

School head charged in plot to steal $700K in student aid

A school director has been charged with plotting to steal approximately $700,000 in student financial aid to help fund a religious leader’s North Carolina ranch.

Trump declares churches ‘essential,’ calls on them to reopen

Churches and other houses of worship are now at the center of the health debate.  

North Carolina sheriff won’t enforce limit on church attendance

A sheriff in North Carolina says his department won’t enforce state guidelines limiting church attendance during the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 12,000 Catholic churches applied for PPP loans

As suffering small businesses around the country clamor for much-needed loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, news of prominent national chains receiving millions of dollars sparked an outcry among owners of smaller businesses who have been shut out.

Court weighs in on applying mass gathering ban to churches

A federal appeals court on Saturday declined to block the Kentucky governor's temporary ban on massing gatherings from applying to in-person religious services.

UN urges religious leaders to work for peace, fight virus

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to religious leaders of all faiths “to join forces to work for peace around the world and focus on our common battle to defeat COVID-19.”

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