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Mormon neighbors help Catholic nuns with annual Carmelite Fair

People from an LDS congregation will help Catholic members set up for the annual Carmelite Fair.

HBO's 'The Leftovers' centered on religious and moral themes

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In its new family drama, "The Leftovers," about life after a rapture-like event, HBO offers a look at how to do right in spite of unanswered questions. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Bishop Wester's gifts: Marking 50 years of service and devotion

Lessons learned early at home and in San Francisco trained Utah Catholic Bishop John C. Wester for dealing with battleground issues from a place of love and compassion. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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Priest guilty of killing nun will get funeral Mass

A Roman Catholic priest convicted of stabbing and strangling a nun 34 years ago in a hospital chapel will receive a funeral Mass, a church official said Saturday. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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'Unbroken' WWII hero Zamperini was man of great faith

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"Unbroken" hero Louis Zamperini died this week at age 97. Famous for his time as a WWII prisoner of war and his track performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Zamperini's life story also includes... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Hobby Lobby sets a precedent for religious liberty

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For those who imagine the June 30 Hobby Lobby case drew a line under high-profile religious liberty cases, guess again. As the fictional Margo Channing once said, "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going... Read more »

July 2, 2014

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China bans Ramadan fast in Muslim northwest

Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting... Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Hobby Lobby ruling puts Green family in crosshairs

David Green felt like the black sheep of his family. His five other siblings had followed their preacher father into church work; David went into retail. But as his business successes mounted, he... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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The cross on Mount Soledad can stay — for now

The decades-long battle over a cross erected on public land in California will drag out even longer now that the Supreme Court declined Monday, June 30, to hear the case. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Demographics, leadership of Catholic Church shifting away from developed world

What does Pope Francis' response to the shifting demographic of the Catholic Church mean for its future? Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Egypt moves to restrict Ramadan sermons to faith and morality

Egypt will restrict sermons during the holy month of Ramadan to topics of faith and morality, the state's top official in charge of religious affairs said Sunday, in the latest measure by the... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Iraqi Christians return to villages

Thousands of Iraqi Christians flocked back to their homes in the north on Sunday, days after they fled villages under attack by Sunni Muslim extremists. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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From Morocco to Jakarta, Muslims mark Ramadan

Across a wide belt that stretches halfway around the globe, the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the beginning of Ramadan this weekend. The holy season is marred by unprecedented... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Ramadan connects Muslims worldwide with God and each other

For Muslims, the sacred month of Ramadan, which begins this evening, is an occasion for spiritual reflection and re-centering. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Sudanese Christian woman ordered freed again

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A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned was ordered freed again on Thursday after being detained on accusations of forging travel documents. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Faith groups divest from fossil fuels, controversial companies

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The University of Dayton, Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian Church (USA) are the latest faith-based groups to adjust their investments to reflect their faith. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Freed Christian woman, family detained while trying to leave Sudan

A Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan and later freed has been detained at an airport while trying to leave the country Tuesday, her lawyer said. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Church of England publicizes official World Cup prayers

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The Church of England isn't immune to World Cup fever. Five official prayers have been released that address the competition, Brazil and England's team. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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What the pope's 'prayer summit' could mean for theology, international politics

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Pope Francis hosted the presidents of Israel and Palestine on Sunday to pray for peace in a time when formal negotiations between the two countries have broken down. Is this the first of many such... Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Religious vs. spiritual: Study says the truly 'spiritual but not religious' are hard to find

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New research suggests that the idea of being “spiritual but not religious” rarely plays out in the way people define spirituality and live out their faith. Rather than being at odds,... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2013

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Leaving it at the altar: Navigating interfaith marriage

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Interfaith marriages comprised 45 percent of U.S. marriages in the last decade. But the belief that "love will conquer all" often dissolves as children arrive and unanticipated life events cause... Read more »

April 12, 2013

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Religion may play more prominent role in America as baby boomers age

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A Gallup pollster predicts that religion will have a more prominent place in American society as a new generation of seniors hits retirement age in the next 20 years. His reasoning: history shows... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2012

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Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011

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