A Utah judge reiterated her approval Friday for plans to send eviction notices to people living in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border who have collectively failed to pay millions of dollars in occupancy fees for their houses.
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TV’s “Science Guy” Bill Nye says there are infinite discoveries yet to be made about the universe and how we got here. Ken Ham, the man Nye traveled to Kentucky to debate Tuesday night, says all those answers are already in the Bible.
Animal rights groups on Monday appealed to Pope Francis to end the practice of releasing doves from a Vatican window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, a day after a pair of the peace symbols were attacked by a seagull and crow.
A recent study by the American Bible Society shows Sin City didn’t even crack the Top 10 least Bible-minded cities in the nation.
An 83-year-old Catholic nun convicted in a protest and break-in at the primary U.S. storehouse for bomb-grade uranium will find out Tuesday whether she spends what could be the rest of her life in prison.
Karen L. King will join two other biblical scholars to discuss a fragment of papyrus and what has come to be called the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife during a program at UNLV Thursday night.
A nun who gave birth to a boy after complaining of stomach pains has named the child Francesco after the Pope.
University of Connecticut Professor Bradley Wright has all types of questions for his research: Did you pray in the last 24 hours? To what extent are you feeling nurtured or angry with God? Do you feel a sense of purpose right now?
The Vatican came under blistering criticism from a U.N. committee Thursday for its handling of the global priest sex abuse scandal.
A new survey found that half of Americans believe God has some role in the outcome of sporting events.
A pastor who is also a big San Francisco 49ers fan was faced with a dilemma Sunday morning: Watch his beloved Niners or preach the word of God. He decided to do both … sort of.
Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals Sunday, choosing 19 men from around the world, including the developing nations of Haiti and Burkina Faso, in line with his belief the church must pay more attention to the poor.
Pope Francis offered Christmas wishes Wednesday for a better world, praying for protection for Christians under attack, battered women and trafficked children, peace in the Middle East and Africa, and dignity for refugees fleeing misery and conflict around the globe.
For two thousand years, he has been worshipped and adored. Multitudes look to him each day. And yet nobody really knows the face of Jesus.
The United Methodist church defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday for violating doctrine by officiating his son’s gay marriage, leaving the minister shocked and upset that he could be punished for an “act of love.”
For a significant number of Americans, Christmas has largely lost its religious meaning, becoming an occasion focused instead on visiting family and friends and exchanging gifts, according to a new survey released Wednesday.
Greg Barnaby has spent the last five weeks repainting statues at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 315 S. Casino Center Boulevard.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
More than three decades after reversing its prohibition of black having the priesthood, the Mormon church has disavowed the ban, saying it was put into place during an era of great racial divide that influenced early teachings of the church.
It has a long way to go before it reaches the secular awareness of the holiday it precedes. But Advent, the four-week period of pre-Christmas spiritual preparation observed by many Christians, is starting to make its own secular mark, too.
Thanksgiving in Las Vegas is celebrated in a plethora of ways. The activities vary, but almost everybody does something.
The Vatican unveiled a handful of bone fragments purportedly belonging to St. Peter on Sunday, reviving the scientific debate and tantalizing mystery over whether the relics found in a shoe box belong to the first pope.
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime event that might just rank up there with the return of Halley’s Comet, Super Bowl III or the Apollo 11 moonwalk.