He was 90 and died of age-related causes, Elder Russell Ballard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.
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Last year, Good Samaritan Lutheran Church added service projects to its Lenten observance. It worked so well, churchgoers are volunteering again this year. “We just decided our catchphrase is, ‘Rather than do church during Lent, let’s be the church,’” the Rev. Don Lorfing, senior pastor, says.
Clark County Commissioners have given their blessing to plans for the valley’s first Islamic cemetery, but many neighbors have yet to make their peace with the project.
Citizens from wealthy nations are less likely than citizens from poor nations to see religion as an important role in their daily lives, according to a recent report from The Pew Research Center.
In the wake of a landmark anti-discrimination and religious liberties bill being signed into law, a top leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is offering insight into the church’s decision to support it.
Friends, family and congregation members gathered March 8 at the Nichiren Buddhist Kannon Temple of Nevada, 1600 E. Sahara Ave., for Kanai’s second welcome-home ceremony.
A prominent Mormon activist who was excommunicated for apostasy after he supported same-sex marriage and questioned church doctrine appealed on Tuesday against his expulsion, saying it was unjustified and calling for his case to be heard again.
Researchers may have found the home of Jesus Christ. And it isn’t your typical suburban home, according to research published in the latest issue of Biblical Archaeology.
It’s either the most simple or the most complex question imaginable, and one that has tantalized religious leaders, philosophers and average, everyday mortals ever since we, as a species, first realized that none of us will be here forever.
St. Paul’s Charismatic Episcopal Church had become too comfortable in its ways. “We came on Sundays, we worshipped the Lord, and then the biggest question was, ‘Where are we going to go for lunch?’” the Rev. Chris Moran recalls. Unexpectedly forced out of its home, the church found both a new building and a new outlook.
North Korea has detained the head pastor of one of Canada’s largest congregations, who went missing during a regular humanitarian mission last month, a church spokeswoman said Thursday.
New York City public schools will now observe two Muslim holidays, officials announced Wednesday, making the district — the nation’s biggest — one of the few to put Islamic holy days on its calendar.
After several upsetting culture clashes with local commercial funeral homes, a long-time local doctor is leading an effort to develop the valley’s first Muslim cemetery near a mosque and Islamic school a few miles south of McCarran International Airport.
A small, Christian college in South Carolina said on Friday it had not banned gay students or homosexuality from its campus under its controversial new “Statement on Human Sexuality,” which calls the practice sinful.
Pope Francis launched a fresh attack on economic injustice on Saturday, condemning the “throw-away culture” of globalization and calling for new ways of thinking about poverty, welfare, employment and society.
Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development offers people of all — or no — religious persuasions a place to expand their prayer life and explore spirituality in its many interpretations away from the interference and distractions of everyday life.
A celebration of the past breathed excitement, support and love into Congregation Ner Tamid.
“Because some people can’t come to church for whatever reason, we were going to take church to the people. And just think: What better thing to happen in the midst of a busy day than to encounter God on the Strip?” said the Rev. Bonnie Polley of Christ Church Episcopal’s effort modeled after a program called Ashes to Go.
Early in her life, Pat Brown served as a Dominican nun until she felt her teaching took her away from the prayer and other obligations of Dominican life. However, years later and living in Las Vegas, she has returned to the Dominican life through a group of laypeople who meet monthly at UNLV.
A prominent Mormon activist who has gone against the church by supporting same-sex marriage and questioning doctrine has been excommunicated by a council that found he publicly doubted the faith’s core principles, the activist said on Tuesday.
Drummer Paul Testa, pianist Ron Simone and bassist Dick Jones came to Las Vegas when live music was in its heyday on the Strip. Now they share their talents at The Lakes Lutheran Church during monthly Jazz Sundays. “While there is an entertainment value to it, also very important is that the music helps people connect to the word of God,” Testa says.
A victim of child sexual abuse by clergy criticized Pope Francis on Saturday for appearing to endorse parents who spanked their children.
Sifu JC Cox risked everything to open Naturally Organic Healing Center about a year ago. The Chan and Taoist priest specializes in herbs, Qi Gong, tai chi, meditation, protection chants and ceremonies, and blessings for homes, businesses and babies. The center is open to people of all faiths.