Pentecostalism

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives before President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. A divided Supreme Court on Friday, May 29, 2020, rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the four more conservative justices, Roberts joined the court's four liberals in turning away a request from the South Bay United Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista, California, in the San Diego area. (Leah Millis/Pool via AP, File)
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May 30, 2020 - 1:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the four more conservative justices, Chief...
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Flames engulf vehicles after a fiery crash along Interstate 75, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville, Fla. Highway officials say at least six people have died after a crash and diesel fuel spill sparked a massive fire along the Florida interstate. (WGFL-Gainesville via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 2:45 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal highway crash in Florida (all times local): 1 p.m. A pregnant woman who was among those injured in a fiery Florida highway crash that killed seven people on Thursday has delivered a baby. The birth was announced in a message posted on the Facebook...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo, the Rev. Jasper Williams, Jr., delivers the eulogy during the funeral service for Aretha Franklin at Greater Grace Temple, in Detroit. The controversial eulogy laid bare before the world what some black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship every Sunday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
September 09, 2018 - 1:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A black pastor's controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral laid bare before the world what black women say they have experienced for generations: sexism and inequality in their houses of worship every Sunday. In eulogizing the beloved artist known as the Queen of Soul, the...
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Sarah Elaine Mitchell, right, and Travis Lee Mitchell, the parents of a twin girl who struggled to breath after a home birth, appear in court in Oregon City, Ore., Monday, July 9, 2018. The couple, members of the Followers of Christ Church, that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils, have pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of their premature daughter. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 8:27 pm
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils pleaded guilty Monday to negligent homicide and criminal mistreatment in the death of their newborn daughter, who struggled to breathe for hours as family and...
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ADDS LOCATION - In this March 28, 2018 photo, Chiwetel Ejiofor poses for a portrait in New York to promote his Netflix series, "Come Sunday," debuting on April 13. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
April 10, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If Pablo Picasso had a blue period and the Beatles went through a psychedelic phase, then Chiwetel Ejiofor is currently going through his religious period. The Oscar-nominated star of "12 Years a Slave" has gone from playing Peter the apostle in the upcoming biblical drama "Mary...
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This cover image released by Thirty Tigers shows "Don't Let The Devil Ride" by Paul Thorn. (Thirty Tigers via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Paul Thorn, "Don't Let the Devil Ride" (Thirty Tigers) Paul Thorn's excellent gospel album, "Don't Let the Devil Ride," is invigorated by his youthful years making the rounds in Mississippi churches with his Pentecostal preacher father. The lyrics are pious, but the fervor is very human. Thorn's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Pastor Mark Burns, co-founder & CEO of Christian Television Network, from Easley, S.C., right, speaks to the members of the media outside Trump Tower in New York. A few of President Donald Trump’s leading evangelical supporters defended him after he questioned why the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries” in Africa. However, many other evangelicals condemned his remarks, citing their increasing devotion to fellow Christians overseas, along with the large numbers of immigrants in U.S. churches and their families. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency. While some of his evangelical backers expressed support for his leadership, other conservative...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Pastor Mark Burns, co-founder & CEO of Christian Television Network, from Easley, S.C., right, speaks to the members of the media outside Trump Tower in New York. A few of President Donald Trump’s leading evangelical supporters defended him after he questioned why the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries” in Africa. However, many other evangelicals condemned his remarks, citing their increasing devotion to fellow Christians overseas, along with the large numbers of immigrants in U.S. churches and their families. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 13, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency. While some of his evangelical backers expressed support for his leadership, other conservative...
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September 27, 2017 - 6:36 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi restaurant chain denies that it discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress. J. William Manuel, a lawyer for Georgia Blue LLC, said Wednesday in...
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September 26, 2017 - 2:53 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal agency says a restaurant chain discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday that it has...
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