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FRUITPORT — COVID-19 forced the Fruitport Lions Club to cancel its two major fundraisers this year, but club members say they still look forward to providing Thanksgiving meals for those in need.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The annual Bucs’ Pride events for Grand Haven High School athletic teams were not held this fall, but the fundraising to support those battling cancer continues.
A coalition that includes almost every major environmental organization in Michigan, hunting and fishing groups and the Michigan Oil and Gas Association is an unusual one. But those are the groups endorsing Proposition 1, on the statewide Michigan ballot this election.
MINNEAPOLIS — Bill Moore opened his mailbox last week to find a survey from CatholicVote, a conservative group backing President Donald Trump, which proclaimed, “There is a war on Catholics and faith in God.”
FERRYSBURG — Camping, a day-use beach, a fishing pier, and boardwalk and a pavilion along the Grand River are among the possible improvements being considered at Ottawa Sands Park.
The coronavirus pandemic has posed daunting challenges for houses of worship across the U.S., often entailing large financial losses and suspension of in-person services. It also has sparked moments of gratitude, wonder and inspiration.
The Southern California megachurch leader who attended the White House Rose Garden ceremony announcing Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has contracted COVID-19.
HOLLAND — Dr. David Paul Deavel of the University of St. Thomas will present “A Frame for Freedom: Submitting to Truth as Creatures of the Creator” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, through a livestreamed event hosted by the Markets & Morality student organization at Hope College.
President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. Questions have been raised about Barrett’s alleged association with the “People of Praise,” a nondenominational Christian charismatic community, seen by some as being a p…
ROME — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the Vatican on Wednesday to join the United States in denouncing violations of religious freedom in China, saying the Catholic Church should be at the forefront in the fight to insist on basic human rights there.
Cardinal George Pell was expected to return to the Vatican this week for the first time in three years after an Australian judge overturned his conviction on five counts of child sexual abuse in April.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The story of how the First Unitarian Church of Louisville flung open its doors to protesters who marched for justice for Breonna Taylor began years before the helicopters swirled overhead, before police in riot gear began marching up the alley.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — President Donald Trump’s homestretch push to repeat his razor thin victory in Pennsylvania four years ago won’t happen without white evangelicals, and there are signs that critical component of his coalition hasn’t lost the faith.