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Jim Melwert
July 08, 2020 - 4:10 pm
A 74-year-old former priest is on his way to state prison after pleading guilty to fondling two altar boys at a Bucks County church. Read more here.
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Church leaders in Burlington County addressed the recent unrest and racial tension at a rally for healing in Moorestown.
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Kimberly Adams
June 21, 2020 - 11:40 am
The Burlington County church community said it's got some work to do as it spreads messages of hope and faith in light of the racial tensions and unrest, after the recent deaths of African Americans. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
June 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
Churches in the five counties of the Philadelphia Archdiocese plan to resume public celebrations of Mass this weekend as the region enters Gov. Wolf‘s "yellow" phase under the COVID-19 reopening plan. Read more here.
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The old Third Presbyterian Church was ravaged by an early-morning fire on Thursday, May 28, 2020.
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Tim Jimenez
May 28, 2020 - 7:26 am
The old Third Presbyterian Church in Chester, Pennsylvania, has been ravaged by an early-morning fire. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
May 22, 2020 - 3:12 pm
President Donald Trump said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of spreading the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Solid Rock Baptist Church in New Jersey
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Cherri Gregg
May 20, 2020 - 7:27 pm
Leaders of a South Jersey church say they will defy the state’s COVID-19 mandate forbidding larger in-person gatherings of people. They also say the law is on their side. Read more here.
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Church pews
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Justin Udo
April 12, 2020 - 2:07 pm
Thanks to social distancing, Easter Sunday has a different look, feel, and sound at many churches around the country. Read more here.
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Greater Exodus Baptist Church
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Flashpoint
April 08, 2020 - 8:27 pm
An outspoken pastor of a North Broad Street church is disregarding the CDC and local health officials’ guidelines to avoid in-person gatherings. Instead, his church will be open on Easter Sunday. Read more here.
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Palm Sunday observation
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Charlotte Reese
April 05, 2020 - 9:56 am
For most Christians, this is Palm Sunday, but there are plenty of changes to the way the holy day is being marked, amid the coronavirus social distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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Grab-and-go meals
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Philadelphia-area churches and community groups are hoping to ease the burden on families who are hunkered down because of the coronavirus outbreak by providing access to free meals. Read more here.
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