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The globalization of communications means that isolated religious experts in the smaller religions have bigger markets, more expertise and support at their finger-tips than ever before.
Staten Island rapper with MC Jin
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
The forty-two Catholic churches, schools and social service groups are a powerful lens on the important role of Catholics in New York City’s spirituality, faith-based social services and politics.Part 16 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
Every Dec. 12, Mexicans celebrate the Virgin Mary because they believe she appeared to a peasant at the hill of Tepeyac, near Mexico City, in the 1500s. This tradition continues with Mexican immigrants in the South Bronx, as they gather with the congregation of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.
This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
At Assafa Islamic Center kids memorize 80,000 Arabic words from the Qur’an. On God’s Row Eldridge Street
On the corner of Ralph Avenue & Pacific Street, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, sits a wide brick building. A sign above it reads “Mount Sion Baptist Church” in bold black lettering. To the left of the door is a humbler paper sign, written in marker: “Looking for few good MEN, inquire within.”
The energy was irresistible at The Upper Room of Prayer in South Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Happy Tonight on God’s Row, Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn!