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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.

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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Mayim Bialik: Religion isn’t ‘trendy’ in Hollywood

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Emmy-winning actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik isn’t afraid to speak out about her sometimes-unconventional social views, from writing a book about attachment parenting to criticizing... 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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Is there too much faith in college football?

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One organization asserts that faith and college football need to go their separate ways. 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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Church to go forward with Scouting program

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The Church announced Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, that it will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

LDS Church will continue Boy Scout program

LDS Church leaders said Wednesday the faith "will go forward" with Scouting but will appoint Scout leaders consistent with its values, a right the BSA said it will defend. The church continues to... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investments

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Using guidelines from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, a new stock index tracks shares according to "social justice activity" and economic stewardship. It is one of several ways faith-based... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Tips for living: 'Return and Continue with Honor'

Bring those mission habits home and apply them to postmission life. Brock Booher shows returning missionaries how to make lessons learned while serving mission for the LDS Church count for the rest... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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This man’s name means 'God,' and he’s being asked to change it

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Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name. That man is Tuhan — name that, in Indonesian, means “God.” Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Woman who devotes life to 'biking for Jesus' still at it at 65

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Jody Bowman has biked missionary trips spanning 1.8 million miles since beginning the trips in 1995, according to The Atlantic. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Alzheimer's, fall claim life of Elder Keith K. Hilbig, former LDS general authority, at 73

Elder Keith K. Hilbig, who served for 11 years as a general authority of the LDS Church, died Saturday. He was 73. The church's former international legal counsel was placed on medical leave from... Read more »

Aug. 25, 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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President Eyring dedicates temple in the Crossroads of America

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The Indianapolis Indiana Temple, which was dedicated in three session on Aug. 23, will now become part of the rich fabric of Indiana. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

President Eyring dedicates first temple in the Hoosier State

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple — the first temple in the Hoosier State and the 148th worldwide — in three... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Indianapolis youth cultural celebration: 'Gather to the Light'

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Some 1,500 youth in Indianapolis, Indiana, shared the rich culture and history of the Hoosier State through music and dance on Aug. 22. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

Frankfurt Germany Temple to close for renovations

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The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close on Sept. 7, 2015, for extensive renovations. The temple is expected to be closed for more than a year. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

'Once I Was a Beehive' is expanding camp

After a warm reception from critics and audiences, Utah-made "Once I Was a Beehive" will play at Utah theaters an extra week and expand to locations in Idaho and Arizona in September. Read more »

Aug. 20, 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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