Prayer

September 13, 2017 - 2:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clergy members plan to pray outside the office of the North Carolina government agency that will decide whether to issue a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Rev. Mac Legerton of the United Church of Christ in Robeson County says in a news release that lay people will...
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A man prays as he attends services for parishioners from flood-damaged St Ignatius Loyola Catholic Community Church in the auditorium of Klein High School Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Klein, Texas. As clean up and repairs continue at the church just outside of Houston, parishioners turned this high school auditorium into their sanctuary on a Sunday that was declared National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 03, 2017 - 5:52 pm
Debris and muck were all that remained where homes once stood, tens of thousands spent the night in shelters, and others would weather another long day without safe drinking water or electricity. Yet, in churches across storm-ravaged South Texas, parishioners saw hope amid the devastation, and...
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September 03, 2017 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending a church service on a National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims. Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived at St. John's Church, an Episcopal church near the White House, on Sunday morning. Trump had declared Sunday a National Day of Prayer for...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, photo, Ayman Kabire, a volunteer at Champions Mosque with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston, talks to evacuees at a mosque that was being used as a shelter. Houston's Muslim community, an estimated 200,000 people, has opened many of its community centers and sent hundreds of volunteers to serve food and deliver donations. Some have rescued neighbors from high water. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 01, 2017 - 9:36 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim...
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This photo released on the official Facebook page of Syrian Presidency, shows Syrian President Bashar Assad, fifth from right, praying on the first day of Eid al-Adha at Bilal mosque in the western Qalamoun town of Qarat, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Damascus, Syria, Friday, Sept 1, 2017. (Syrian Presidency via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 6:58 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad traveled Friday to a town recently captured from Islamic State group militants to attend Eid al-Adha prayers. Assad prayed in Bilal mosque in Qarat, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Damascus. He was surrounded by worshippers after the end of...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, photo, Ayman Kabire, a volunteer at Champions Mosque with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston, talks to evacuees at a mosque that was being used as a shelter. Houston's Muslim community, an estimated 200,000 people, has opened many of its community centers and sent hundreds of volunteers to serve food and deliver donations. Some have rescued neighbors from high water. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 01, 2017 - 4:47 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, photo, Ayman Kabire, a volunteer at Champions Mosque with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston, talks to evacuees at a mosque that was being used as a shelter. Houston's Muslim community, an estimated 200,000 people, has opened many of its community centers and sent hundreds of volunteers to serve food and deliver donations. Some have rescued neighbors from high water. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 01, 2017 - 4:21 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim...
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September 01, 2017 - 3:48 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim...
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Afghan boys are seen inside a Shiite mosque where gunmen attacked during Friday prayers, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Militants stormed the packed Shiite mosque during Friday prayers in an attack killing worshippers, an official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 26, 2017 - 5:54 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers rose to at least 28 — up from 20 — including women and children, the chief of Kabul's hospitals said Saturday. Meanwhile, hundreds took part in the burial of two dozen...
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Policemen walk near the site of an ongoing attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Gunmen stormed a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital while worshippers were at Friday prayers, setting off an explosion that killed a security guard outside and pushing into the shrine, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
August 25, 2017 - 10:04 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A senior hospital official says at least 20 people were killed in the hours-long siege of a Shiite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Mohammad Salim Rasouli, chief of Kabul's hospitals, said...
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