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John C. Wester

Local religious leaders urge support for activists fighting for immigration reform

Nearly a dozen local religious leaders joined hands Saturday to bless a group of advocates traveling around the country to increase support for comprehensive... Read more »

March 9, 2014

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Faith leaders publicly lobby for Medicaid expansion

More than 100 clergy members representing 15 different faith traditions signed a public letter that was published as a full-page ad in the Deseret News and Salt Lake... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2013

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Churches obligated to defend principles, Bishop Wester says

Proclaiming that “every person must be respected as a child of God,” the Most Rev. John C. Wester said Wednesday that churches are obligated to speak out... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2013

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Catholic Community Services honors LDS Presiding Bishopric

Catholic Community Services of Utah recognized the LDS Church Presiding Bishopric, the former coach of the Utah Jazz and his wife, a community service center at the... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013

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Ongoing Mormon interfaith outreach efforts aim to build friendships, solve issues

The LDS Church’s interfaith outreach efforts have been ongoing and varied since the days of Joseph Smith, but the goal remains to create friendships and solve... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2013

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Immigration reform an uncertain waiting game for Utahns

As immigration reform moves to the U.S. House, Utahns weigh the relative merits of the comprehensive reform of the Gang of Eight bill passed by the Senate against a... Read more »

July 11, 2013

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