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Tom Clark’s painting of St. Nektarios is the latest in a seven-year effort to decorate the church interior. In 2007, Clark painted a huge portrait of Christ edged with gold on the dome.

The accents were on gratitude and bridge building Tuesday night as about 1,200 people of various faiths gathered together to sing and pray to God and hear a parade of speakers counsel sensitivity to others’ needs at Mecklenburg Ministries’ 39th annual citywide interfaith Thanksgiving service.

The service will open with a Hindu Thanksgiving ritual prayer and will include readings from sacred texts of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh traditions.

Charlotte sanitation workers roll up in their garbage truck and jack up a car to save a trapped kitten.

If you?re distressed, as I am, by all the acrimony at home and abroad, I have a suggestion that ...

Funk on Faith

Map: More than 160 N.C. churches -- in some form or fashion -- have said that they do not believe homosexuality by itself is a sin.

~ Interfaith service 11.25.14
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~ Vatican Synod
Relief for Iraq 10.13.14
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