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Frank Schaefer

Reinstated Pastor Defrocked For Officiating Son’s Gay Marriage Transferring To Calif.

A Pennsylvania pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son’s same-sex wedding is being transferred to a United Methodist church in California.

06/25/2014

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Church Youth Leader Convicted Of Sex Abuse

A Las Vegas man has been convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s.

05/15/2014

prayer day

Columbia Church Joins Hundreds In D.C. To Mark National Day Of Prayer

Hundreds of churches gather on the steps of Capitol Hill, marking the annual “National Day of Prayer.”

05/01/2014

Sen. Barack Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sacha leave a restaurant in Chicago on Aug. 22, 2008. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Family Cause A Small Stir At Easter Service

President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.

04/20/2014

church attack

2 Men Robbed And Beaten Outside Southeast Baltimore Church

Baltimore Police are searching for a group of teen gunmen who attacked and robbed church members getting ready for Easter. Now parishioners are afraid to go to services at their own church.

04/17/2014

ash wednesday

Md. Parishioners Get Their ‘Ashes On The Go’ While Marking Start Of Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday–the day that marks the beginning of Lent. Many take time to go to church on this day, but for others, getting their ashes means just a trip around the block.

03/05/2014

xmas mass

Reason For The Season: Marylanders Celebrate True Meaning Of Christmas

Many Maryland families are celebrating the true meaning of Christmas.

12/25/2013

dana truitt

On The Mend: Ocean City Woman Burned In Fatal Church Fire Still Recovering

The lone survivor of a massive fire at an Ocean City church opens up about the terrifying ordeal. She talks to WJZ about the moment a man engulfed in flames came running into the church — with an intent to kill.

12/12/2013

Lazarus Church

Investigators Unable To Find Cause Of Church Fire

State and federal investigators say they are unable to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed at 160-year-old church in Lineboro.

12/05/2013

Lazarus Church

Early Morning Fire Destroys 160-Year-Old Carroll County Church

A church in northern Carroll County is destroyed following an early morning fire.

12/03/2013

Courtesy: Don Bowden

Fatal Church Fire Caused By Man Who Set Himself Ablaze

Ocean City officials say a church fire that killed the pastor was caused by a man who put gasoline on himself, set himself on fire and ran into the church ablaze.

12/03/2013

Courtesy: Don Bowden

Burning Man Runs Into Ocean City Church, Causing Double Fatal Fire

Ocean City officials say a man whose clothes and body were on fire ran into the rectory of an Episcopal church, causing a fire in the building that killed the church’s pastor.

11/27/2013

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