January 17, 2017
January 13, 2017
VALLEY FORGE, PA (1/13/17)—The Rev. Dr. Roy L. Thompson, 94, who had served American Baptist Home Mission Societies in several capacities when it was known as National Ministries, died Jan. 8 in Cleveland, Ohio.
He had been National Ministries’ director of New Church Development in the Church and Community Development Unit. In addition, he had been interim manager of the Church and Community Development Unit and manager of the Division of Congregational Development....
January 11, 2017
- NEW YORK — The Baha'i International Community has learned about the killing of a Baha'i in Iran, under suspicious circumstances. A report received on 9 January indicated that Ahmad Fanaian was found dead, having sustained severe burns to his body. Mr. Fanaian was an elderly and respected man from Semnan Province. This killing comes at a time of ongoing, systematic oppression of Baha’is...
January 9, 2017
Chicago, IL: Bishop Paul to speak at Chicago’s March for Life January 15
His Grace, Bishop Paul of Chicago and the Midwest will be among the speakers at the annual March for Life Chicago. The March—this year’s theme is “Life Wins” — will be held at Federal Plaza, 50 West Adams Street, Chicago from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017.