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Newspaper ads placed by former slaves seeking missing relatives to be read on stage at Villanova

A cast of 75 will bring to life the voices of mothers searching for their children, husbands for their wives, daughters and sons for their parents, siblings for each other.

New Jersey dioceses name nearly 190 Catholic priests they say were credibly accused of sex abuse

The allegations against the vast majority of the clergy members named had already been publicly aired. Many were dead. Most of the misconduct described occurred in the 1970s and ‘80s and involved male teenage victims.

Northeast Philadelphia priest accused of sexual abuse and placed on leave

The Rev. Steven J. Marinucci, 71, of St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, has denied the allegation, which was received by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in late January.

Please Touch Museum stages groundbreaking Muslim exhibit with a place to pray

The exhibit marks the first time that the West Philadelphia children’s museum has explored a religion so comprehensively, from architecture, music and art to food and clothing.

Rabbi at Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 were killed will sing in Kimmel celebration of Jewish music

The Pittsburgh massacre thrust Myers onto the public stage as a spokesperson against hate speech, at a time when anti-Semitism and hate crimes are on the rise.

A performance artist hosts Friday night Shabbat dinner at his hallowed place: Wawa

Brian Feldman will host his mash-up of the Jewish ritual dinner Shabbat and convenience-store culture on Jan. 18 at the largest Wawa in the nation, in Old City. It's BYOY — Bring Your Own Yarmulke.

When religion collides with organ donation, what does Islam say?

The Gift of Life Donor Program is offering a series of eight public information seminars to answer questions about Islamic texts and offer scholars' interpretations of what the religion has to say about organ donation.

At 93, Holocaust survivor still teaches lessons from the Torah — and his life

Sidney "Sid" Moszer is honored for tutoring Bucks County Jewish children in Torah recitation for their bar and bat mitzvahs, and for being an exemplar of survival when all seems lost.

Pennsylvania’s forgotten African American cemeteries are getting their historical due

Statewide preservation projects will create a digital archive of Pennsylvania's African American cemeteries and help get them listed on the National Register of Historic Places.