Local leaders, social service advocates and the homeless community will gather Wednesday morning to honor the life of Mike Rowles, a local and homeless advocate who addressed the critical needs faced by men and women living on the streets.
The memorial will be at 9 a.m. at House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific Ave.
JOHANNESBURG (RNS) Will native son and national hero Nelson Mandela survive his latest bout with illness? That is the single question dominating headlines, speeches, Twitter and conversation throughout South Africa.
It’s an unusual situation in a country where death is an off-limits topic due to local culture.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected its first openly gay bishop, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin, to oversee churches in Southern California, four years after the church allowed openly gay men and lesbians to serve as clergy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a generational changing of the guard, Southern Baptists are gaining a new advocate for their values in Washington and around the country as Russell Moore, a media-savvy theologian, takes the helm of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.