Chabad Synagogue of Summerlin/Desert Shores was in the process of a major overhaul of its security system well before the anti-Semitic massacre of 11 congregants at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Oct. 27.
Joseph Frank was about a year old the night Nazi troops raided his home and detained his father during Kristallnacht, a two-day massacre throughout Germany in which about 100 Jews were killed and their communities were left in ruins.
A rabbi invited to pray at a Michigan campaign stop with Vice President Mike Pence on Monday referenced “Jesus the Messiah” at the event.
Local Jewish leaders expressed sympathy Sunday, a day after a deadly shooting at a Pennsylvania synagogue, and said the Jewish community must stand strong and remain proud of their faith.
Interfaith Amigos travel nationwide speaking about religious inclusivity; Sunday’s stop, hosted by the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, was at Bishop Gorman High. The group formed in 2002, following the Sept. 11 attacks, to promote religious and spiritual unity while offering a twist of humor.
Pope Francis on Sunday praised two towering figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church as prophets who shunned wealth and looked out for the poor as he made saints of Pope Paul VI and martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation Friday of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.
Southern Nevada members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say the revised Sunday meeting schedule, announced last weekend, is receiving strong support.
The world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to drop the word Mormon in a move that follows guidelines issued earlier this year by the church’s president calling on people to stop using substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.