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Ky. clerk’s office will issue marriage licenses Friday — without the clerk

Five of six deputies in the office of a Kentucky county clerk say they will process the paperwork.

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Hike for Hunger helps many needy in Summit, Wasatch counties

Christian Center of Park City's fourth annual Hike for Hunger on Saturday, Sept. 12, aims to raise awareness about hunger and raise resources for the center's food pantries in Summit and Wasatch... Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: Wartburg Castle is at the center of Germany and its history

Wartburg Castle, in the middle of Germany, is well worth visiting for its scenery alone. But its importance goes far beyond the splendid beauty of its location. Read more »

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World Congress of Families readies for speakers, controversy in Salt Lake City

In the runup to the World Congress of Families IX — the first such event to be hosted in an American city — organizers are continuing to face controversy. Read more »

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Chris Hicks: Faith films can't be dismissed as irrelevant

Faith films are a growing industry among the independent-movie community, from the so-called Mormon-cinema movement to the work of the Kendrick brothers, Baptists whose Christian-based pictures... Read more »

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Some tickets for broadcast of pope's speech to Congress available

Tickets for a broadcast on the U.S. Capitol west lawn of Pope Francis' speech to Congress this month are available through. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah. Read more »

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Are U.S. Catholics misinterpreting the pope's views on family?

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The pope's pastoral, rather than doctrinal, approach to his duties might be fueling a push for change in the Catholic Church. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Pope Francis asks priests to forgive the sin of abortion

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Pope Francis old priests to forgive repentant women who have had an abortion. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Is the world's oldest Quran older than Muhammad?

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Fragments of the oldest version of the Quran were found in Birmingham, England, last month inside another Quran from the late seventh century, BBC reported. But it may be older than we think. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy and reverent

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The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Millions want to get a glimpse of the pope, as do I

Something about seeing special souls stays with a person forever. And I would love to see Pope Francis, the man who, like a spiritual Hercules, is lifting the entire Catholic Church. Perhaps one... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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When it comes to worship music, Hispanic churches look within

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Andrea Hernandez picks out intricate arpeggios as a member of La Banda Revelation, which performs at Iglesia Hispana Emanuel, a Presbyterian church in the city’s Hispanic neighborhood. On a... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to highlight Pope Francis’ US visit and agenda

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Pope Francis is set to arrive in Washington on Sept. 22 by plane. The nuns are coming on a bus. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Oklahoma architecture dean apologizes for wearing thawb and keffiyeh

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The dean of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture issued a public apology on Monday (Aug. 24) for wearing an Arabic robe and head covering, known as a thawb and a keffiyeh, to... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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What seekers of financial advice can learn from Buddhism

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It's often said that in Buddhism wealth "is no path to happiness," but the author of a new book on Buddhism discusses how we can learn about money from the faith. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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This is even more evidence that Jesus may have had a wife

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Did Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have debated for years. A new study may point toward “yes.” Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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The new law making it harder for people in Burma to switch religions

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So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Why Franklin Graham’s salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofits

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Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Historic mission still serving Utah's Navajo Nation

A historic mission to the Navajo Nation is still alive and well, almost three-quarters of a century after it was founded by a legendary Episcopal priest. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: 'Wars of religion,' then and now

A view of history in the long term, even of European Christian history, may help us understand what to expect — and what, realistically, to hope for — in today's Middle East. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Sunrise Hall offers a new place to worship for service members

Camp Williams hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for the new Sunrise Hall worship facility. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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Madeleine Choir School sings praises to a bright future

Nearly 20 years old, Salt Lake's Madeleine Choir School has launched a $5 million renovation of its historic classroom building, Jacquelyn M. Erbin Hall, to upgrade the 1910-era structure and... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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A year after Ferguson, a practical theology emerges around ‘Black Lives Matter’

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When news broke of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a year ago, St. Louis seminary professor Leah Gunning Francis felt she couldn’t just sit quietly. She joined in the marches,... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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The best Christian workplaces in 2015

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Serving a cause that is greater than oneself is one of the top attractions of working in a Christian organization. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Why Jewish socialist Bernie Sanders will speak at Falwell’s Baptist university

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The eyes of the political world are focused on Thursday night’s premiere of the reality show known as the first Republican presidential debate, where a pack of contenders will each try to... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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50 years after Voting Rights Act, black churches fighting voting restrictions

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Fifty years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said black churches will be redoubling efforts to maintain access to the ballot... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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