On Feb. 13, Jessica Hutchings will be installed as cantor at Congregation Ner Tamid in Henderson, marking a return to the valley in which she grew up and the congregation in which both her Jewish identity and her love of Jewish music was fostered.
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The Church of England has voted to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops at its meeting in York in northern England Monday.
New Song Christian Academy has a new reason to sing. A $1 million anonymous donation is making possible a new building that will increase the student population and expand its amenities.
John Maloney, an usher at Christ Church Episcopal, is accustomed to meeting tourists who’ve decided to devote a few hours of their Las Vegas vacations to attending weekly Mass.
The problem of starving children isn’t just in foreign countries or in the impoverished neighborhoods of the nation’s largest cities. Hungry children can be found in Southern Nevada, too.
A federal court has denied a request from a dying Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of killing a nun in 1980 and hoped to spend his final days in his Ohio hometown.
A litter of newborn pups shared Jesus’ stable and his birthday. Shortly after birth, one of the six miraculously opened his eyes, struggled to reach Mary’s feet and nudged his way between mother and newborn child.
“Sacrifice and self-discipline are the tent poles of the monthlong period of daily fasting, prayer and other acts meant to demonstrate purification of the soul for Muslims, which begins June 28 and will end July 28.
Unification Church members made a pilgrimage to Las Vegas Wednesday, and the holy site that brought them here just happens to also lie beneath a state building.
A pastor who presided over his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.
The Mormon church has excommunicated the prominent founder of a Mormon women’s group.
The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has voted by large margins to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of “two people,” not just “a man and a woman.”
There’s an army in town, gathering momentum since the recession. Its mission: the training of leaders for participation in public life. And, while this army may not be fighting a holy war, it has been turning heads with victories that promise a better future for the valley.
A Roman Catholic priest responding to a break-in at his downtown Phoenix church grabbed a handgun that police say ended up in the burglar’s hands — and was then used to kill a fellow priest who tried to help.
Frank Schaefer lost his job but not his voice. Defrocked by the United Methodist Church six months ago for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding, Schaefer has gained a following among reformers who want the church to loosen its policies on homosexuality.
A prayer vigil for three Israeli teenagers kidnapped last Friday in the West Bank will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Boulevard.
Aleda Nelson’s interest in the Baha’i Faith began when she spotted a billboard at the corner of Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road. “It said, ‘One Planet. One people. Please,’ ” she recalled. “I had to know more.”
A priest was shot and killed and another was injured at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix, setting off an intense search for suspects and clues. The surviving priest administered last rites to the wounded clergyman while waiting for police to arrive.
The Rev. Maurice Phillips and his wife, Lady Carrie Phillips, started Kingdom Ministries in their living room in 2008. The small nondenominational church preaches the “whole word of God” to its members, according to Phillips.
Once a unifying cause for generations of American Jews, Israel is now bitterly dividing Jewish communities.
Erin Stevens isn’t that kind of evangelist who stands outside the strip club with her bullhorn, yelling at the customers to repent or face the flames.
How much clearer can this sign — “Do Not Form a Line Before 8 a.m.” — be? Yet it might as well be written in ancient Mesopotamian.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church has been a staple of Summerlin area for years. Catholics are familiar with the name, but perhaps not many outside the religion realize that Elizabeth Ann Seton’s deeds affected all of society.