Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members in a new website launched Tuesday that attraction to people of the same-sex isn’t a sin or a measure of their faithfulness, but reminding them that acting on those feelings by having sex violates fundamental doctrinal beliefs that will not change.
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While the religion does not follow religious creeds or dogma, it is based on seven guiding principles. Among them are: a belief in the inherent worth and dignity of every person, a free and responsible search for truth and meaning, and acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth.
A Muslim student says she’s saddened and hurt after being identified in her Southern California high school yearbook as Isis Phillips.
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.
More than 150 people participated in the three-day intergenerational cultural celebration recently at Temple Sinai. Participants were exposed to the Eastern European Jewish culture’s language, vibrant music, artistic expressions and food.
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit filed by inmates at the Lovelock Correctional Center over the destruction of a pagan worship area during a construction project in 2009.
A study of Christian women indicates religious belief may help to counteract unrealistic portrayals in pop culture of how women should look.
Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece.
The eight-day celebration’s highlight is the symbolic Seder dinner, but preparations begin days or weeks before with a bout of intense spring cleaning.
Stephen Macht, also a Jewish chaplain, plays multiple roles in “My Name Is Asher Lev,” which Jewish Repertory Theatre of Nevada presents in a fully staged reading this weekend at Temple Sinai.