Faith leaders said the goal of religious confession is to affirm that the confessor is unconditionally loved.
Christians in Utah and throughout the world began the season of Lent on Wednesday by observing Ash Wednesday. Read more »
Even wearing his yarmulke and a visitor's badge, Rabbi Ronald Symons felt at home at the Catholic high school in Coraopolis, near Pittsburgh. And the seniors who filed into religion class were just... Read more »
Pope Francis on Sunday exhorted 20 new cardinals to reach out to all those who have been shunned, physically or spiritually, by the church or society. Read more »
When Bart Campolo broke with the church almost five years ago, he immediately began to feel something missing. Read more »
Some of the things people have read into the Book of Enoch are boggling. In the section of prophecies some readers see veiled references to metrosexuals, the modern country of Greece and even... Read more »
One New York City church wants Wal-Mart to increase its board of directors' oversight of gun sales. Read more »
Pope Francis urged his cardinals Thursday to cooperate in reforming the outdated and dysfunctional Vatican bureaucracy, saying the overhaul will help him govern the Catholic Church better and... Read more »
Time can be a mother's worst enemy, but it can also be her greatest ally. We can choose how to spend what we've been given. Read more »
Forty books by 35 Mormon novelists have been nominated as finalists in eight categories for the 2014 Whitney Awards. The awards are for novels written by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more »
In a sense, historians don't study the past. Instead, they study whatever remains of the past that has survived into the present. That's just one of many things that make reconstructing the past a... Read more »
Representatives of local congregations spoke out against religious extremism and called for kindness, unity and understanding among community members during an interfaith panel Saturday. Read more »
California's history can't be told without Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Franciscan missionary who introduced Christianity and established settlements as he marched north with Spanish... Read more »
The langar, or free food kitchen, continues the Sikh tradition of sharing and blessing the entire world. Read more »
In a new video released by Faith Counts, an organization formed to promote the importance of faith, Elizabeth Smart shares her story of when she was abducted and how she had to fully rely on her... Read more »
Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of the House and Senate on Sept. 24, becoming the first pontiff to do so, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday. Read more »
President Barack Obama condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world, declaring Thursday that "no god condones terror." Read more »
I like the idea of interfaith buffets. When it comes to the teachings of other churches, playing Chuck-A-Rama makes a lot more sense to me than playing Whac-A-Mole. Read more »
Religious institutions that receive state and local government contracts would be allowed to make hiring decisions based upon religion under a bill approved Tuesday by the Indiana Senate. Read more »
"Last Days in the Desert" probably won't make your Easter movie rotation alongside "The Ten Commandments" or "The Greatest Story Ever Told," but it's a thoughtful, beautifully shot film that... Read more »
Pope Francis decreed Tuesday that slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed in 1980 out of hatred for his Catholic faith, approving a martyrdom declaration that sets the stage for his... Read more »
High on a remote mountain in Romania, priests have blessed a church made entirely from ice, outstanding both for its architectural style as well as being a place for religious tolerance. Read more »
Founded in 1993, St. Antony's was the first recognized Coptic monastery outside of Egypt. The monastery was named for St. Antony the Great, a desert-dwelling saint who lived a bare-bones life. Read more »
The Rev. Elias Koucos, chairman of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable and priest in the Greek Orthodox Church, has been on a lifetime mission to foster acceptance of other faiths, a calling that... Read more »
Publishers discovered a long time ago that Jesus sells magazines, so it should be no surprise that one of the hottest tickets here at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival was the premiere of “Last... Read more »
Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »
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