At least 44 people were killed in bomb attacks on the symbolic cathedral seat of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and troop deployments across Egypt.
It’s among the most sacred observances of the Jewish religion, and one with the clearest dietary precepts.
Thomas S. Monson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said Sunday during a twice-yearly Mormon conference that one of them will be in Saratoga Springs, Utah.
Mormon leaders reminded church members Saturday about the importance of performing ceremonial baptisms on dead ancestors who didn’t receive the ordinance while alive — a practice unique to the faith that came under fire in the past from Jews when they discovered Holocaust victims were being baptized.
A looming, black-clad figure wearing a cream-colored outfit with gold embellishments — known as a vestment — movedaround the room, swinging a gold “censor” that released a foggy incense.
A bipartisan bill was filed by House lawmakers that would increase penalties and provide $20 million for the Department of Homeland Security to secure faith-based community centers.
The Stellar Awards bring faith-based stars back to The Orleans for an awards show to air during Holy Week.
Southern Nevada Catholics will have something extra to celebrate on Friday, St. Patrick’s Day — a traditional Irish-American dinner, if they choose.
Here is a list of events and other activities offered by local religious organizations.
Police are investigating suspicious messages that prompted the temporary closure of the Las Vegas Jewish Community Center and surrounding businesses on Friday.