MLB team the New York Mets were intending to honor Native Americans when instead they may have unintentionally offended them.
The ball club was planning an event with the American Indian Community House (A.I.C.H.), a non-profit New York based group, to have a special Native American heritage day at Citi Field on July 25.
But there was a glitch, as far as the Mets were concerned: they were scheduled to host the Atlanta Braves that day. more >>
A former member of the Kansas-based group Westboro Baptist Church has started a charity meant to help others escape the controversial organization.
Lauren Drain, author of the book Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church, launched the charity earlier this week.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Drain explained that she felt her cause "is just another tool to help chip away at the foundation of the WBC." more >>
A California museum has decided to showcase relics from the large set once used by Cecil B. DeMille to film his silent movie epic "The Ten Commandments."
The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, a conservation entity focused on the local ecosystem of Guadalupe, began displaying items from the buried set of the 1920s biblical epic. Known as the "Lost City of DeMille," the exhibit featuring the latest unveiled items from the excavated site began with an event Friday evening at the Dunes Center.
"Join the Dunes Center as we unveil the latest artifacts in our exhibit entitled 'The Lost City of DeMille' during the 90th anniversary of Cecil B. DeMille's filming of the epic Ten Commandments in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes," reads the event's description. more >>
Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson, CBA and The Salvation Army are partnering together for the "Give Hope Where It Counts" campaign.
The goal is to reach one million broken hearts with Lucado's book, "You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times" to be released in September of 2013.
"It seems these days hope is in short supply," Lucado told Charisma News. "But with every helping hand and warm meal, the Salvation Army provides a tangible expression of God's love." more >>
One Great Hour of Sharing by The United Methodist Church is a program created to let the public know where and how they can help people after a disaster.
This program ensures the donations are covered for and they all go to the right place. More information is available here.
The tornadoes of Moore, Oklahoma and the surrounding Midwest have left the area in utter chaos and devastation. The United Methodist Church stresses some of the more important things with ways to help. more >>
A Catholic Archdiocese located in Illinois has launched a charity aimed at raising $350 million to fund its education programs, reportedly the largest charity drive any American diocese has attempted.
Francis Cardinal George, head of The Archdiocese of Chicago, announced the effort at St. Stanislaus Kostka School on at a press conference Wednesday.
"The Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Chicago and our faith formation programs make their case in the lives of those transformed by them," said Cardinal George in a message posted online. more >>