Despite being of different denominations, Pentecostal Iglesia Cristiana Emmanuel and Bright Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church are sharing pews and a pulpit in hopes of turning around their financially-strapped situations, reports Hunts Point Express.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources,” clergy find ways to build affordable housing; Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal meets with the community and ethnic press; and the grandson of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee directs a documentary on the couple.
The FilAm investigates why the Chapel of San Lorenzo Ruiz, the only Filipino church in the metro area, sees just a few dozen regular congregants.
Angela Buchdahl, Central Synagogue’s new chief rabbi, offers “unusual pairings” in her work and her life, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Poughkeepsie, the only cultural gathering spot for Polish Americans in the Hudson Valley, faces an uncertain future, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Post-Sandy recovery has eluded houses of worship, because federal dollars can’t be allocated to them. Now there’s a call to get banks to help, Brooklyn Brief reports.
How has the Ebola hysteria affected the largest Liberian community outside Liberia? CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” finds out in one of three segments.
An interfaith exhibit of life-size sculptures in different poses of prayer from Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists is on view at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine and featured in a video report from NYCity News Service.
El Diario profiles the pastor of a church in the Bronx that is Pentecostal, a faith that is drawing more Latinos.
From Caribbean Taíno ceremonies in Upper Manhattan to Andean rites in Union Square, pre-Columbian religious rituals are flourishing in New York, El Diario reports.
Sikhism’s tradition of offering free food to the gurudwaras’ visitors is keeping temple kitchens very busy, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.
CUNY TV’s “Italics” takes viewers to two major religious processions in the Italian community – one honoring Santa Fortunata and the other, St. Rocco.
In the wake of anti-Muslim attacks, leaders of Bay Ridge met to promote understanding across cultures and groups at a Unity Task Force breakfast, reports Home Reporter.
El Diario reports on a colorful and elaborate altar to Santa Muerte, with more than 80 statues, that worshippers visit in a private home in Queens.
St. Irene was honored in church services and in a procession on July 27 in Astoria, Queens, reports The National Herald.