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Organization demands 25 public universities remove football chaplains

One organization asserts that faith and college football need to go their separate ways.

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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 »

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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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QUIZ: Can you guess the religious affiliations of the 2016 Republican nominees?

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Later tonight, the 17 Republican Party presidential nominees will compete in a nationwide debate. Take our quiz below and see if you know which faiths GOP members have. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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What an Episcopal priest learned from singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Rehearsing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir gives an Episcopalian priest a unique musical experience and a unique interfaith image. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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12 certified as chaplains by World Spiritual Health Organization

Chaplains are best thought of as behind-the-scenes healers who can be found wherever people are suffering, said Mark Allison, founder and president of the Salt Lake City-based World Spiritual... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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For some churches, food trucks are a vehicle for serving the poor

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Allen Lutes wipes his brow as he prepares another plate of food. The culinary school-trained chef is serving grilled chicken, fresh vegetables and rice pilaf. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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White House proposes rules on faith-based social services

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The Obama administration released proposed rules Wednesday designed to protect the religious freedom of people who receive social services from government-funded religious programs. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Why Muslims have a hard time buying homes, and what Seattle is doing to help

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Islamic law bars Muslims from collecting interest. For Muslims who choose to abide by it, this restriction makes securing a loan to buy a home nearly impossible. Seattle thinks it can help them... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Lessons from the missionary who survived Ebola

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Physician Kent Brantly's dramatic survival after contracting Ebola in Liberia, West Africa, in 2014 spotlighted risks missionary workers can face overseas. But Brantly, along with experts in... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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‘Lost’ Jewish mural restored, installed in new home

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Aaron Goldberg braced himself, clutching the rope attached to a paper cover-up that hid the now-restored “Lost Shul” Mural at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Artist Adam Bateman charts ancestry in 74-day walk along Mormon Trail

Utah artist Adam Bateman’s walk along the Mormon Trail offers insights into contemporary artistic practice and the role of ancestry in shaping personal and collective identity. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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