Augustine Tolton, his mother and two siblings escaped to freedom across the Mississippi River in 1862 with Confederate soldiers firing on them.
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in southwest Las Vegas raised $400,000 to install new icons on the church walls. Work will continue through June.
The Golden Knights’ quest to be a worldwide franchise has expanded to Vatican City.
Muslims in Las Vegas and around the world will begin observing Ramadan this week, an Islamic holy month of fasting, community and religious contemplation.
With anti-Semitic attacks and harassment at near-historic levels across the country, Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, has become even more important to the Jewish community.
While the 34th annual Easter Sunrise Service featured messages from a priest and a pastor, mortuary general manager Glenn Abercrombie said the event was nondenominational.
There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years for a major renovation to help it withstand earthquakes and be more welcoming to visitors, leaders said Friday.
Several Roman Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ’s suffering.
The Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas released a list on Friday of 27 priests and six others who served in the Las Vegas Valley and were “credibly accused” of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Twelve Nevada priests have been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse, and eight of them at one point served in the Las Vegas Valley, according to the Catholic Diocese of Reno.
Leaders with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered spiritual guidance aimed at strengthening members’ faith amid a world of temptation and immorality and reaffirmed the faith’s opposition to gay marriage during a church conference Saturday in Utah.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is repealing rules unveiled in 2015 that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of expulsion.
“Let the church say Amen,” the pastor of Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church roared as over 100 congregants rose to their feet to greet first responders. They were joining March 27 to celebrate the second Blessing of the Badge, an interfaith event aimed at honoring police officers, fire department employees and emergency medical technicians. The 90-minute ceremony included prayers, songs and words from community leaders.
WARSAW, Poland — Priests at a Catholic parish in northern Poland have drawn criticism after they burned books, including from the “Harry Potter” series, and other items that their owners said had evil forces.