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On October 18, 2014 we had our 18,800,000th viewer! We are #1 on Google search for "NYC religion." We were founded on July 9, 2010 and continue with your support. Thank-you so very much!
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We are exploring the postsecular city.

Join us as we travel down all 6,374.9 miles of our city's streets, every alleyway and quite a few hallways to map and photograph every religious site and to interview clergy and lay leaders at the sites.

We are an online magazine that ventures new ways of reporting about religion. We are nonsectarian and nonpartisan and open to anyone's cool and authoritative reporting on NYC religion.

We are a public square for the postsecular city. People of faith, people of no faith, liberals, conservatives--all are welcomed to journey together to make this city better for all people. Our warmest feelings are toward those who help the poor, the needy, and the abused.

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  • Ethiopia touts ancient churches, dramatic landscape in tourism drive October 24, 2014
    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon […]
  • Pope brands life in prison a hidden death sentence October 23, 2014
    Pope Francis on Thursday branded life-long prison terms "a hidden death sentence" in an attack on "penal populism" that included severe criticism of countries that facilitate torture. In a wide-ranging speech to a delegation from the International Association of Penal Law, the pontiff said believers should oppose life-long incarceration as strongly as the use of […]
  • Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs October 23, 2014
    Oscar-winner Christian Bale -- best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster "Dark Knight" films -- will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale," the film's screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said, in an interview […]

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Pastor Paes has a Brazilian, Hispanic, Indian and Anglo congregation: "our church lives as a family of nations."

Pastor Luiz Paes
Temple of the Nations, Astoria, Queens

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"We like to see people get saved and delivered!"

Rev Tony Baker
Greater New Hope Baptist Church

Rev Arthur Gillespie

We like to think of ourselves as a “Jesus” school. Our religion curriculum is Jesus centered and based upon the Holy Bible. St. John's Lutheran is committed to providing our students with the highest standard of education. Pre-K - 8th Grade
123-07 22nd Ave
Founded 1857

Rev Arthur Gillespie
St John's Lutheran School, College Point, Queens

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Afterschool program and food pantry.
Founded 1957
194-59 Murdock Ave

Pastor Robert P Washington
Mt Calvary COGIC, St Albans, Queens

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Our vision: Friendship, Community, Church.
2281 Southern Blvd, Bronx
Founded 1957

Rev Kenneth Thompson
Friendship Community Church

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"Reformed theology with serious social concern."

Rev Ralph Ritter
New Community Bible Fellowship Church

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Love with unity in service
Founded 1978
138-35 Springfield Blvd

Pastor Garven A Graham
Agape Church of God, Springfield Gardens, Queens

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"Pastor Chido" says, "It is wonderful to receive the NYC Religious Census and to have the opportunity to connect with other leaders."

Pastor Chidoziem Nkemakolam
Solid Rock Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, North Staten Island

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Attendance has gained 100% and seekers are coming.
Founded 1928
302 E 206th, (718) 652-6839

Vicar Robert M Rainis
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, Bronx

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Congregation is mainly Colombian.
541 W 145th St. 2nd Floor, 917-295-0825

Rev. Jenner Puentes
Iglesia Pentecostal Unida Latinoamericana, Manhattan

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