| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Buddhist teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a leading figure in Zen Buddhism in America whose legacy was later complicated by allegations of sexual abuse, has died. He was 107.
Roshi died Sunday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Gento Steve...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal and longtime Northwesr Baltimore resident who worked for the federal government, died June 7 of a stroke at Genesis Health Care-Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59.
The daughter of Crosky Belle, a construction...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:13 PM
'Gangway to Galilee'
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will hold "Gangway to Galilee: Amazing Grace Adventures" June 23-27 at 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road in Crownsville. Children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade are invited. For information and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Monkton United Methodist Church was damaged when lightning struck the steeple early Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County officials. Police responded to a caller at 1:37 a.m. who said that lightning had struck the steeple and started a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Mary W. Robinson, a former Towson resident who worked in real estate sales, died July 4 at Morningside of Charlottesville, a Charlottesville, Va., assisted-living facility, of complications from multiple falls. She was 81.
The daughter of Frank Herman...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:49 AM
LONDON — The Church of England voted on Monday to allow women to become bishops, a historic decision which overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue.
Two years ago, a similar proposal failed narrowly...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Traveling to Utah to help build a traditional Navajo structure was a learning experience for a group of young people from a Hinsdale church, but the project is far from done.
A group of about 50 young people and adults from Grace Episcopal Church of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The Church of England has voted to allow bishops who are women.
The change had been debated for years and has been a source of deep division within the church. A two-thirds vote in each of the church's three houses was required to pass the measure. A...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church USA has voted to recognize same-sex marriage in its church constitution.
The amendment, approved 429-175 by the Presbyterian General Assembly meeting in Detroit, would add language that marriage can be...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
James Parham was 9 years old when he found out his mother had been killed.
Parham said he refused to believe it. He kept expecting his mother, Elandra Bunn, to come home.
“I was anticipating seeing her. I was anxious,” Parham, now 36,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Dorothy "Dottie" Valentine Hull
A Celebration of Life for Dorothy "Dottie" Valentine Hull, 72, of Corona del Mar will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, July 2 at St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Corona del Mar, where she was a long time and...