The Rev. Edward Anderson, a longtime religious figure, teacher and former principal, will be remembered for his compassionate and loving spirit, friends and colleagues said.
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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.