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.
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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.
A federal appeals court has dismissed a decision that decriminalized polygamy in Utah, marking a defeat for the family from the TV show “Sister Wives.”
In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot bethe final word in answering tricky moral questions and that Catholics must be guided by their own informed consciences.
Although none had the chance to read it yet, Southern Nevada priests said Friday that they hoped a proclamation released by Pope Francis might encourage the church to treat parishioners in a less judgmental, more pastoral way when it comes to issues involving marriage and family life.
Mormon leaders called on members to practice tolerance despite political differences, providing the faith’s U.S. members guidance at a church conference Saturday amid a presidential campaign marked by harsh rhetoric and bickering.
Every Sunday night at 7, with the help of the church band the Honky Tonk Angels, a small chapel at Community Lutheran Church is transformed into that icon of American Christianity, the little country church. And the faithful have been flocking to it for years.
Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere.
A Utah teenager who was injured in the Belgium airport attack survived a similar horror three years ago at the Boston Marathon.
Mormon church officials say three missionaries from Utah were seriously injured in the Brussels airport terrorist attack.
This is the second of a two-part series about Hope for Prisoners, a program with spiritual roots that strives to help thosewho have done time turn their lives around.
Pope Francis has set the date for Mother Teresa to become a saint, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church’s merciful side.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about Hope for Prisoners, a program with spiritual roots that strives to help those who have done time turn their lives around. The second part, focusing on graduates of the program, will appear in next week’s Religion page.
Giving birth to new church campuses, mothering new daughter churches or even simply building new facilities on existing campuses can stretch congregation resources and challenge members and leadership. Problems they are grateful to have.
While Americans are a practical, go-getter lot that tends to squirm at even the mention of individual mortality, especially compared to other cultures, it is definitely on our minds.
Clyde Williams couldn't feel the Lord in an oil refinery in Los Angeles. He couldn't connect to the Lord at a cubicle in a stagnant office building either.
Gospel music is more than a form of entertainment. The genre also has a strong spiritual component and is a form of oral tradition, said the Rev. Sam Roberson of Community Baptist Church.
Sharaf Haseebullah is hosting a housewarming party, mingling with and accepting congratulations from family members, friends and even a few strangers whom she hasn't met but who, upon meeting Haseebullah, probably will become friends before long.
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