Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members in a new website launched Tuesday that attraction to people of the same-sex isn’t a sin or a measure of their faithfulness, but reminding them that acting on those feelings by having sex violates fundamental doctrinal beliefs that will not change.
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Joel Alter knew from an early age what direction he wanted to go with his studies and career.
There are no prayers, no preaching or questions about faith. The October Community Day of Service may be coordinated through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but the focus is entirely on doing something for others. And the entire community is invited to participate.
A digital ad showing Mormons reading passages from “It Takes a Village” aims to capitalize on Donald Trump’s controversial comments about women.
Everyone has been “tattooed” by a variety of setbacks, Verve Church Pastor Vince Antonucci said. His new tattoo, “The one Jesus Loves,” sent a message of hope for changing negatives into positives.
Pastor Neal Creecy says the gathering meshes nicely with the congregation’s focus on outreach. “We want the biker community to know they’re welcome at Shadow Hills, and a lot of people who ride are part of this fellowship,” he notes.
Shadow Hills Baptist Church held a Blessing of the Bikes event on Saturday in Las Vegas.
A polygamous family from TV’s “Sister Wives” filed a request Monday for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case for legalizing polygamy.
“I’d say she was a saint on Earth, and they finally put a halo on her.” Mel Kleinschmit, a volunteer at Christ the King Catholic Church in Las Vegas, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive, reflected on Mother Teresa’s life and her works Sunday afternoon, following her canonization at the Vatican.
Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint on Sunday, praising the tiny nun for having taken in society’s most unwanted and for having shamed world leaders for the “crimes of poverty they themselves created.”
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