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Former Bishop Walter F. Sullivan, best known as one of the more progressive leaders in the Catholic church. has died. He was the longest-serving head of the Richmond Roman Catholic diocese.
The first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention told reporters his selection as president shows a commitment to increasing diversity, but he said there's more to be done.
The chief diversity officer at the nation's leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill's leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.
Whether familiar with meditation or a first-timer, a unique program in the region may be worth checking out.
A group called the Interfaith Meditation Initiative includes religious leaders who are working together to offer meditation sessions in an effort to help people relax.
A new group is using a billboard to announce their faith, or lack thereof. The billboard on Interstate 95 South near Fredericksburg asks, "don't believe in God?" and then answers, "you are not alone."