Tag Archives: Church

Hundreds who attended DC church asked to self-quarantine after rector tests positive

Hundreds who attended DC church asked to self-quarantine after rector tests positive

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will deliver an update to coronavirus response as health officials work to retrace the steps of nine people in the D.C. region who tested positive. D.C. health officials are recommending that anyone who visited a historic Georgetown church on Feb. 24, …

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Before the Clyburn Endorsement, an Elderly Church Usher With a Question

Before the Clyburn Endorsement, an Elderly Church Usher With a Question

HOPKINS, S.C. — Whether a simple question from an elderly church parishioner persuaded Representative James Clyburn to make his seismic endorsement of Joe Biden before the South Carolina primary will probably be known only by Mr. Clyburn himself. But if the endorsement and the ballots of black voters in South …

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Google Pushes Ex-Exec Turned Church Leader Into Bankruptcy

Google Pushes Ex-Exec Turned Church Leader Into Bankruptcy

Google successfully sued a former executive turned church leader into bankruptcy. Earlier this week, the company won $179 million worth of restitution fees from Anthony Lewandowski, who headed its self-driving unit until early 2016. The arbitration proceedings already concluded in late 2019, but a San Francisco court made the ruling …

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Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof staged death row hunger strike

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof staged death row hunger strike

WASHINGTON — White supremacist mass murderer Dylann Roof staged a hunger strike this month while on federal death row, alleging in letters to The Associated Press that he’s been “targeted by staff,” “verbally harassed and abused without cause” and “treated disproportionately harsh.” The 25-year-old Roof, who killed nine black church …

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The Mormon Church Amassed $100 Billion. It Was the Best-Kept Secret in the Investment World.

The Mormon Church Amassed $100 Billion. It Was the Best-Kept Secret in the Investment World.

For more than half a century, the Mormon Church quietly built one of the world’s largest investment funds. Almost no one outside the church knew about it. Some of that mystery evaporated late last year when a former employee revealed in a whistleblower complaint with the Internal Revenue Service that …

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