Michigan’s 1st Romanian Orthodox church turns 100

By Matt Helms Detroit Free Press Staff - 12/11/12 The story of St. George Romanian Orthodox Cathedral is, in many ways, the tale of metro Detroit. Michigan's first Romanian Orthodox church, St. George was founded in May 1912 by immigrants lured to bustling industrial cities such as Detroit and its auto-industry jobs. The church's first building was at Russell ...

Roman Catholic church upsets group

Carol Sanders 24/8/2012 A human rights group is disappointed in Winnipeg's Roman Catholic Church for allowing a regime notorious for religious persecution to rent a parish hall for a "festival." "I feel sad at the way they handled the situation," said Bereket Yohannes, a member of the Eritrean-Canadian Human Rights Group of Manitoba. Yohannes said St. Joseph's Roman Catholic ...