Rev. Steve Willis uses humor on the sign outside First Christian Church on Rancho Drive to draw in new people.
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In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot bethe final word in answering tricky moral questions and that Catholics must be guided by their own informed consciences.
Although none had the chance to read it yet, Southern Nevada priests said Friday that they hoped a proclamation released by Pope Francis might encourage the church to treat parishioners in a less judgmental, more pastoral way when it comes to issues involving marriage and family life.
Mormon leaders called on members to practice tolerance despite political differences, providing the faith’s U.S. members guidance at a church conference Saturday amid a presidential campaign marked by harsh rhetoric and bickering.
Every Sunday night at 7, with the help of the church band the Honky Tonk Angels, a small chapel at Community Lutheran Church is transformed into that icon of American Christianity, the little country church. And the faithful have been flocking to it for years.
Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere.
A Utah teenager who was injured in the Belgium airport attack survived a similar horror three years ago at the Boston Marathon.
Mormon church officials say three missionaries from Utah were seriously injured in the Brussels airport terrorist attack.
This is the second of a two-part series about Hope for Prisoners, a program with spiritual roots that strives to help thosewho have done time turn their lives around.
Pope Francis has set the date for Mother Teresa to become a saint, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church’s merciful side.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about Hope for Prisoners, a program with spiritual roots that strives to help those who have done time turn their lives around. The second part, focusing on graduates of the program, will appear in next week’s Religion page.
Giving birth to new church campuses, mothering new daughter churches or even simply building new facilities on existing campuses can stretch congregation resources and challenge members and leadership. Problems they are grateful to have.
While Americans are a practical, go-getter lot that tends to squirm at even the mention of individual mortality, especially compared to other cultures, it is definitely on our minds.
Clyde Williams couldn't feel the Lord in an oil refinery in Los Angeles. He couldn't connect to the Lord at a cubicle in a stagnant office building either.
Gospel music is more than a form of entertainment. The genre also has a strong spiritual component and is a form of oral tradition, said the Rev. Sam Roberson of Community Baptist Church.
Sharaf Haseebullah is hosting a housewarming party, mingling with and accepting congratulations from family members, friends and even a few strangers whom she hasn't met but who, upon meeting Haseebullah, probably will become friends before long.
The Vatican on Friday tried to tamp down a firestorm ignited by Pope Francis' comments assailing Donald Trump's views on U.S. immigration as "not Christian," saying it was not a personal attack or attempt to influence the U.S. campaign.
On the frontline of Brazil's fight against Zika, Vandson Holanda sends Roman Catholic volunteers into the poorest areas of this city, showing residents how to protect themselves against mosquitoes that carry the virus linked to birth defects.
Pope Francis assailed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's views on U.S. immigration as "not Christian" on Thursday, prompting the billionaire businessman to assail the religious leader as "disgraceful" for questioning his faith.
Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent last week, meaning Christians across the country are in observation of the annual tradition of choosing something to give up until Easter Sunday.
Celebrating Mass for more than 300,000 people in one of Mexico´s poorest and most dangerous cities, Pope Francis on Sunday took a swipe at the country's rich and corrupt elite.
Pope Francis called on Mexico's government on Saturday to fight endemic corruption and drug trafficking and he then prayed with thousands before the icon that unites the country — the Virgin of Guadalupe.
After gathering for 10 years at Centennial High School, St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church has a sparkling new home in the northwest valley.