Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series about faith and aging.
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Part of growing up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is serving on a mission after high school. Whether they serve overseas or elsewhere in the United States, those who have answered the call find it an illuminating experience.
In the Las Vegas Valley, the art has been passed from members at one parish to another. The rosaries they make are distributed free of charge to students in religious education programs, to missions for outreach efforts, to prisons and to people in need.
Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, the oldest member of the faith’s highest governing body and who spoke against same-sex marriage, died from cancer on Saturday at age 92, the church said.
With as little as $200 in the bank at one point during the Great Recession, The Rock Christian Church managed not only to hang on, but to outgrow one meeting place and start saving for its own building someday.
“The Holy Words — it matters not how I got them, it’s ‘have I retained them?’” To this older man, who took part in a survey on technology and religion, it does not matter whether he is reading the scriptures on his phone or in “the well-worn pages of the family Bible.”
A North Las Vegas family demands an apology from Somerset Academy after their daughter’s teacher told her to remove a Bible verse from a school assignment.
A new study reported that almost half of all children who grow up as religiously unaffiliated (that’s about one in 10 Americans kids) end up finding religion later in life.
On Sunday, in a canonization laden with significance both religious and political, Pope Francis declared Marie Alphonsine Ghattas and Mariam Baouardy the first two Palestinian saints of modern times.
Organizers of the Celebrate Israel Las Vegas Festival said the notes placed in the 32-foot simulated wall eventually will make their way to Jerusalem and be inserted into the real Western Wall.
The popular NBC television series “A.D.: The Bible Continues” is not only a Sunday-evening must see for many viewers — they’re also getting sermons based on the show’s themes in church.
The Vatican announced Wednesday that it had brokered a treaty with the “state of Palestine,” upsetting Israeli advocates and propelling Pope Francis into the heart of yet another geopolitical fray.
The share of U.S. residents who identify as Christian has shrunk over the past seven years while adults unaffiliated with organized religion now represent a larger portion of the public, a poll released on Tuesday found.
A U.S. museum returned a 10th century statue of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman to Cambodia on Tuesday, saying research suggested it had probably been taken from the gate of an ancient temple complex.
The Celebrate Israel Festival at the Venetian gave hundreds of the valley’s Jewish and Israeli residents a chance to celebrate their heritage and connect with local resources Sunday.
The Rev. Albert Felice-Pace is soon to retire from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Center at UNLV, but not without touching many hearts.
Pope Francis will visit one of Latin America’s most violent prisons during his trip to the continent of his birth in July, the Vatican said on Friday.
This is the first in an occasional series of stories about faith traditions in the valley, called My Faith. In the opening story, we ask Muslims what they would like others to know about their beliefs.
Members of the First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, found an 18-cent donation after Sunday’s service by a homeless anonymous giver, a note said.
Newsmax’s annual list of top Christian leaders in America highlights those who spread Christian values most often.
Pope Francis on Wednesday made an impassioned plea for an end to the salary gap between men and women, calling it “a scandal” that Christians should decisively reject.
In 2003, when the Massachusetts Supreme Court became the country’s first to legalize same-sex marriage, less than 30 percent of religiously affiliated Americans supported gays’ and lesbians’ right to wed. By 2014, that number had climbed to 47 percent.
Tim Tebow might be the most recognizable religious athlete, there are certainly plenty of others.