A couple of hundred people had filled the parking lot of Masjid As-Sabur by 10 a.m. on a recent Sunday.
Worship services around the Las Vegas Valley over the weekend reflected on the Oct. 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival.
Members of Central Church in Henderson packed a Saturday evening service devoted to remembering shooting victims, praying for the injured, honoring first responders and working through grief.
Some members of Congregation Ner Tamid gathered Friday night to celebrate Sukkot. Some sought comfort after Sunday night’s shooting. But many came because it’s Sabbath.
As Southern Nevada clergy take to the pulpit this weekend, they’ll face congregants for whom the initial shock of the shootings Sunday at the Route 91 Harvest Festival is beginning to move into its next stage.
Mormon President Thomas S. Monson, 90, won’t attend this weekend’s church conference because of deteriorating health — marking the first time in more than a half century that the longtime church leader won’t deliver spiritual guidance at the important twice-yearly event.
Actor Steve McQueen, who personified cool during his nearly two decades as a Hollywood superstar, retreated from the glamor and excesses of the movie scene late in his short life and embraced Christianity.
Longtime organist at the Guardian Angel Cathedral and the man known to many as the “Chip Monk,” Arthur Nelson died last month at age 86.
The share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent, a transformation fueled by immigration and by growing numbers of people who reject organized religion altogether, according to a new survey released Wednesday.
At the start of hajj Wednesday, pilgrims began circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca and carrying out rites believed to trace the footsteps of the prophets Ibrahim and Ismail — Abraham and Ishmael in the Bible.