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Las Vegas-area Kristallnacht survivors to share stories

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.

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Interfaith Amigos bring message of inclusivity to Las Vegas

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 praises Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI on sainthood

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 accepts resignation of cardinal over sex abuse scandal

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.

Here’s why the Mormon church is renaming its popular choir

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.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir dropping ‘Mormon’ from name

The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith’s new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church members and previously promoted by the church.

Mormon church backs deal to legalize medical marijuana in Utah

The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate.

Christian Broadcasting Network enters 24-hour realm of news

A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, many of them evangelicals.

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