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Pope Francis nixes meeting with Russell Crowe, crew of controversial 'Noah' movie

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Pope Francis has canceled a meeting that would see him with Russell Crowe and some of the "Noah" movie crew. Read more »

March 17, 2014

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Majority of participants at largest US Hindu celebration are Mormon

Spanish Fork, about 10 miles south of Provo and Brigham Young University, has been home to a congregation of Hare Krishna devotees since 1982. Read more »

March 17, 2014

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Former 'Two and a Half Men' actor talks about faith and leaving the show

Angus T. Jones, the actor most known for his time on the TV show "Two and a Half Men," opened up to Houston-based KHOU this past weekend about his faith and life after leaving the show. Read more »

March 17, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Blistered feet for St. James: Following in the footsteps of a disciple of Christ

The story goes that when the Savior told his disciples to “Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature,” the apostle James took him quite literally, lengthened his... Read more »

March 16, 2014

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Value Speak: The real St. Patrick's Day

So if we're really going to celebrate St. Patrick and what he was about we should probably do it in church, perhaps while reading his autobiographical "Confession," in which Patrick chronicled his... Read more »

March 14, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Is morality mere illusion?

While nonbelievers can obviously be good people, it's difficult to see on what basis they can justify their moral beliefs or criticize others who don't share them. Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Pope Francis sees banner first year, but expectations high

From his simple sound bites to his breaking of Vatican rules, Pope Francis has made being Catholic cool in his first year. Read more »

March 12, 2014

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Pope's Franciscans kick-start St. Francis of Assisi church restoration effort

Pope Francis' namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, founded his order of mendicant friars in the 13th century after receiving a calling from God to "rebuild my church." Some 800 years later, St.... Read more »

March 12, 2014

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Calif. city torn by multiple fights over public crosses

A California resort town, already reeling from a legal fight over the placement of memorial crosses at a minor league baseball stadium, is now engaged in another round of bitter acrimony over the... Read more »

March 12, 2014

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Director Darren Aronofsky’s non-traditional ‘Noah’ gets explanatory message

If the ads didn't already make it obvious, a new disclaimer to be included in marketing materials for Paramount's upcoming biblical epic seeks to clarify that it is not a literal adaptation of the... Read more »

March 6, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Where is Mount Sinai?

The location of one of the important sites in the Old Testament remains unknown and controversial. But much can be learned from the debate about it. Read more »

March 6, 2014

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Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit offers chance to explore sacred connections

Portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls are currently on display at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, where members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are among the patrons who have the... Read more »

March 6, 2014

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Pope Francis finds hype surrounding him 'offensive'

Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him "offensive," according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican itself is marking the anniversary of his election... Read more »

March 5, 2014

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Christians worldwide celebrate Ash Wednesday

Millions of Christians around the world will be seen with ashes in the form of a cross on their foreheads Wednesday as they celebrate the first day of Lent. Read more »

March 5, 2014

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2014 Oscars played it safe, but was faith lost in the shuffle?

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While the jokes and jabs at the Oscars were safe and family-friendly, faith's role in the award show seemed to be lost by award-winners. Read more »

March 3, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Never judge a biker by his tattoos

My friend and I had just pulled into a rest stop in the Nevada desert when I spied a guy who looked as cold-hearted as death riding a crippled spider. He was the kind of guy who could back a... Read more »

March 1, 2014

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Interfaith leader calls for building bridges, not barriers between faiths

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Eboo Patel, founder of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core, said interfaith service can foster understanding and create civic cooperation to solve problems for the common good Read more »

March 1, 2014

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SKorean missionary jailed in North seeks mercy

North Korea on Thursday presented to the media a South Korean Baptist missionary who it says was arrested more than four months ago for allegedly trying to establish underground Christian churches... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2014

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'Snake Salvation' co-star's death after snakebite in church service doesn't shake faith

Three days after pastor Jamie Coots died from a rattlesnake bite at church, mourners leaving the funeral went to the church to handle snakes. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2014

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Gallup: Mormons concentrated in West with most in Utah

Mormons in the United States are heavily concentrated in the West, with Utah having by far the most members, a new Gallup survey shows. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2014

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Mohler returns to BYU, says Mormons, evangelicals 'may go to jail together' sooner than he thought

In October, Albert Mohler spoke at BYU and said Mormons and evangelicals "may go to jail together." On Tuesday, he returned to deliver a university forum address and said developments in the last... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Pope makes first overhaul of Vatican in 25 years

Pope Francis on Monday announced the first major overhaul of the Vatican's outdated and inefficient bureaucracy in a quarter-century, creating an economics secretariat to control all economic,... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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The 'Tips for Jesus' creator speaks out

San Francisco Magazine interviewed the original tipper for 'Tips for Jesus,' and found out a little bit more about the campaign. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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Retired Pope Benedict XVI joins Pope Francis in unprecedented ceremony

Retired Pope Benedict XVI joined Pope Francis at a ceremony Saturday creating the cardinals who will elect their successor in an unprecedented blending of papacies past, present and future. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Cardinals delve into divorce-remarriage debate

Cardinals from around the world delved head-on Thursday into one of the most vexing issues facing the church, how to find ways to provide better pastoral care for divorced and remarried Catholics... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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