Nevada's only sanctuary church has already protected one person living in the country illegally who was facing imminent deportation.
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Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world — again — on Tuesday by announcing that women who have had an abortion are not automatically excommunicated but can seek forgiveness from priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."
In serving students, campus organizations and ministries employ strategies that may be different from those used by faith communities in the community at large. Key to it all, representatives say, is simply being accessible to students in whatever ways students might wish.
They would seem to be unlikely friends. Unlikely allies. Unlikely acquaintances, even.
College football is having a crisis of faith. Public schools across the country have long allowed chaplains to access their locker rooms as coaches and players find religion helps them put sports in proper perspective.
Rising more than 6 miles from the seabed floor, Mauna Kea is the tallest summit in the world.
While global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index has focused on another type of bottom-line: Catholic values.
Researchers at Columbia University have started running new tests on the highly controversial papyrus text, called the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife," which may validate its authenticity, according to The Independent.
The Mormon church will remain affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America despite the organization's decision to allow gay troop leaders, church officials announced Wednesday.
Founded by Las Vegas entrepreneur Michael Feder, PrayerSpark provides an array of prayers, blessings and affirmations that can be attached to flowers, cards, postcards or emails.
Not everything stays in Vegas. Especially Heather Klein, Temple Sinai's new cantorial soloist, who has put her time in with Lilith the Night Demon.
The exact number of senior citizens experiencing hunger in the Las Vegas Valley is hard to pinpoint. Many proud seniors forgo a meal to pay their rent, utility bills or buy life-saving medication.
Even without realizing it, it's hard not to come across the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It has created one of the largest nonprofit health organizations in the country, with medical facilities across the U.S., as well as hospitals in South Asia and South America.
Remarks by Pope Francis at a Vatican ceremony this week suggest a more compassionate view towards Catholics who have been divorced and remarried without church sanction. But the call for "open doors" hasn't settled the issue.
The twenty-first century isn't short on distinctions. It's a new era, propelled by innovation and sustained by unprecedented connectivity.
Pope Francis on Wednesday called for a more open Church -- one that embraces people who are divorced and remarried and their children.
In an effort to find new ways of attracting followers, The Crossing Christian Church in southwest Las Vegas spent much of the summer exploring forms of artistic expression.
During a time when every societal shift is sliced into wedges of data by the latest research poll, religion has been boiled down to how often we sit in the pews, how much we pray, even if we are "absolutely certain" to "not at all certain" about a belief in God.
Despite its name, Castaways resale store breathes more than just new life into its merchandise. It also revitalizes its workers.
Kellie Haddock will never forget the night she almost lost her son Eli. It was Oct. 31, 2004.
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series about faith and aging.
Abstaining from food and water for about 15 hours a day in 100-plus-degree heat for a month is trying, but believers say it is supposed to be that way. They say the Islamic holy month practice tests their faith, teaches about those less fortunate and brings them closer to God.
Pope Francis on Thursday urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, denouncing a “new colonialism” by agencies that impose austerity programs.