Day: June 15, 2011

Southern Baptists elect black pastor to #2 positon

His election also sets up the potential for his election to the top position of president when the denomination holds its annual meeting next year in Luter’s hometown of New Orleans. It’s a big step for a denomination whose history is rooted in a split over race.

The Episcopal Church welcomes…

“At that point, we could have walked away from the church all together,” said Sabatino, who was raised Roman Catholic and attended Catholic schools from kindergarten through college. “But so many congregations reached out to us, inviting us to join, that it kept us on track.”