Mother says son with autism was ‘kicked out’ of church by priest

A priest “kicked out” a 7-year-old boy who has autism for being a “distraction,” according to the child’s mother and a video capturing the incident, which she posted to her Facebook page. “It was shocking to say the least,” Julia Vicidomini, the boy’s mother, told NBC News. “We’re still hurt and upset about it, and it shows there is still much to be done to … Continue reading Mother says son with autism was ‘kicked out’ of church by priest

Kanye West, Mariah Carey and Tyler Perry set to appear at virtual Easter service

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church’s Easter service will boast some serious star power. According to CNN affiliate KPRC, rapper Kanye West, singer Mariah Carey and media mogul Tyler Perry will participate in the church’s virtual Easter service. The Houston based mega church will host its “Hope Is Alive” Easter service on Sunday which it will stream. Many places of worship have moved to virtual services because of the Covid-19 … Continue reading Kanye West, Mariah Carey and Tyler Perry set to appear at virtual Easter service

PASTOR RODNEY HOWARD-BROWNE ARRESTED FOR PACKED CHURCH … Violating Social Distancing

11:28 AM PT — Howard-Browne has officially been arrested and looks none too pleased in his mug shot. He’s been booked for unlawful assembly and for violating health and safety rules. Tampa’s controversial Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne is now a wanted man after holding services Sunday at his River Church — openly defying the law and science during the coronavirus pandemic. Pastor Browne bragged during the service that River … Continue reading PASTOR RODNEY HOWARD-BROWNE ARRESTED FOR PACKED CHURCH … Violating Social Distancing

CORONAVIRUS FLORIDA CHURCH PACKED WITH WORSHIPERS … Pastor Shuns Social Distancing

This is the clear and present danger … people continuing to congregate — squeezing into close quarters like sardines — and that’s exactly what happened Sunday at a Florida Church. The River Church in Tampa was packed to the gills with worshipers who clearly were looking for hope. Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, who presides over the megachurch and has been reportedly defiant over social distancing, has claimed … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS FLORIDA CHURCH PACKED WITH WORSHIPERS … Pastor Shuns Social Distancing

A Louisiana pastor defies a state order and holds a church service with hundreds of people

On Tuesday night, just before the police arrived, Pastor Tony Spell stood in the pulpit of his Louisiana church and delivered a message to hundreds of worshipers before him and fellow believers around the world.”I just want to encourage the religious world tonight, Amen!,” Spell said in a sing-song voice, building to the crest of his sermon.”Keep going to church! Keep on worshiping God! … … Continue reading A Louisiana pastor defies a state order and holds a church service with hundreds of people

The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was constructed in 1911 and, for generations of African Americans, it was the focal point of the community. In the 1950s and 60s, the church became an epicenter for the civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr. and Reverend Ralph Abernathy. During the spring and summer of 1963, tensions had been mounting in Birmingham with the arrest of … Continue reading The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing