More than 300 people passed through the fair gathering information that was available at exhibits and workshops, all facilitated by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members who already have their own survival gear, food and water storage and in some cases emergency shelters.
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New research from sociologist Philip Schwadel of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has found in many religious countries, like the U.S., Italy and Mexico, people lose their religiosity upon attending college.
As parents have grown increasingly leery of sending their kids out trick-or-treating on streets where they don't know their neighbors, alternatives for celebrating Halloween have flourished.
Nations are struggling with what to do about more than 4 million Syrian refugees fleeing war. It's complicated from a personal perspective as well, as individuals weigh compassion against prudence.
So where were you when the apocalypse fizzled? Actually, make that apocalypses, because the past few weeks have been (pardon the word) heaven for fans and followers of doomsday predictions.
Pope Francis asked for forgiveness on Wednesday for scandals at the Vatican and in Rome, an apparent reference to two cases of priests and gay sex revealed this month during a major meeting of bishops.
Your religion could help you earn money for college, depending on which religious group you associate with.
Religion is a topic that will always cause a reaction because of the deepness of feelings on both sides of the spectrum. But no matter what your beliefs are, the ability to communicate with others about what you believe can be done in a way that creates respect and understanding.
Bishop Susan Provost's road to bishop started with an upbringing in the Roman Catholic Church.
The Las Vegas Greek Food Festival is more than just food and fun — it's also an opportunity for visitors to tour and learn more about the church.
The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years.
Pope Francis said on Monday government officials have a "human right" to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience.
For many public health officials, the news of the deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims near Mecca on Thursday was tragic but unsurprising.
Verve boldly states its mission as the "church for people who don't like church."
Wags are calling the city Popeadelphia — a term emblazoned on about a million mugs in this city of brotherly love and sisterly affection. And though Pope Francis' travel plans call for him to arrive Friday evening, he's already here.
Pope Francis beseeched Americans to end hostility toward immigrants in a historic speech before the U.S. Congress on Thursday, weighing in forcefully on a divisive issue that is stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Pope Francis challenged America Thursday to embrace millions of undocumented immigrants and join a global campaign against climate change and poverty, wading undaunted into the nation's volatile politics in a historic address to Congress. How much do you know about him?
Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political issues such as immigration and economic inequality on his first visit to the world's richest nation.
The holiday, which focuses on reflecting on past mistakes and repairing relationships, highlights the importance of taking individual responsibility for your behavior, experts say.
Pope Francis landed on U.S. soil for the first time on Tuesday, launching a six-day visit that will highlight his love for the poor and his willingness to tackle the nation's most significant political, social and economic controversies.
Elder Richard G. Scott, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has died, the church announced Tuesday. He was 86.
Pope Francis met privately with former Cuban president Fidel Castro on Sunday, a meeting the Vatican described as "friendly and informal."
Javier and Yolanda Valdez and their two daughters are packed to board a red-eye out of McCarran International Airport on Monday, heading east to join more than a million pilgrims hoping to receive a blessing next week from Pope Francis.