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After crash, Hoboken residents ponder God and fate

HOBOKEN, N.J. — In the basement of Hoboken Gospel Chapel three blocks from the train terminal, about a dozen church members sat at bingo tables, eyes closed, heads bowed, hands folded over their open Bibles, giving thanks to God and praying for the victims of Thursday’s commuter rail crash.

October 09, 2016 | Chris Sagona Deseret News | Faith


Priest who was killed by terrorists on track for beatification after Pope Francis calls him a martyr

Pope Francis has greenlit a preliminary sainthood investigation into the Rev. Jacques Hamel, the priest who was killed on July 26 by Islamic terrorists during Mass at the church of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy, France.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Researchers explored more than 1,100 church budgets — and here's what they discovered

A new study analyzing the budgets of 1,159 U.S. churches with at least 2,000 weekly attendees found that nearly half of their funds goes toward paying staff.

October 09, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Colin Kaepernick announces plans to donate $100K every month for nearly a year

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has announced plans to give $100,000 every month to community organizations.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Taking a look at this month's two major Jewish holidays

October ushers in the observance of ancient and revered rituals for the Jewish community this year. The High Holy Days, or Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days between them, will be celebrated from sundown Sunday to sundown on Oct. 12.

October 06, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Can God supernaturally heal the sick? Americans reveal where they stand

When most people get sick, they go to the doctor and seek medical attention to find healing. But it seems the majority of Americans also make a deeper spiritual — and supernatural — appeal in seeking remedies to various health woes.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


This church gave $1 million to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture

Amid the media coverage surrounding the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday is an intriguing story about a Virginia church that came together to give $1 million to the institution.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis steps into Mexican debate over same-sex marriage

Pope Francis is standing behind bishops and clergy who oppose a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico.

October 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


What happens to us after death?

Death is unavoidable in life. And if it happens, and has happened to every human being who has ever lived on the earth, then why is the human race so afraid and uncertain when it comes to death?

October 05, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Faith


Donald Trump's faith journey should be familiar to many Americans

Donald Trump is a talented performer, energizing his campaign stops with ad-libbed attacks on his opponents and witty one-liners.

October 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis once again tackles transgender issues, decries 'global war against the family'

Pope Francis called for respect for gays and transgender people Sunday after earlier warning clergy during his recent three-day trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan that teaching kids gender theory in schools constitutes a "global war" on marriage.

October 05, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


A majority of Americans believe it would be fair for God to 'show his wrath against sin,' survey fin

A newly released LifeWay Research survey that shows Americans' complicated and "fuzzy" views on theology and the Bible also found that the majority of the country believes it would be fair for God to "show his wrath against sin."

October 05, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


How Clinton's Methodist faith shapes her politics

Hillary Clinton found the Democratic Party through her Methodist faith. A youth pastor helped her get involved in issues like the Civil Rights movement and poverty, and a Methodist student magazine shifted her thinking about the political system's role in helping everyday Americans.

October 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What do Americans really believe about heaven, hell, God and salvation?

A new survey found Americans' views on theology, God and the Bible are complex and "fuzzy," with Lifeway Research executive director Scott McConnell saying many Christian Americans are confused about some elements of their faith.

October 04, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


A Christian and a Muslim just produced a new version of the Quran — with a twist

A Christian and a Muslim have come together to produce a unique version of the Quran — a full-text English edition of the holy book, but with a twist.

October 04, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


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This Muslim restaurant wants to make sure ‘no one eats alone’ on Christmas

A Muslim-owned restaurant in London hopes no one has to eat alone when Christmas comes to town.

December 06, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Faith


Guard your heart, sow character and reap destiny

Mark 7: 15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him ...

December 05, 2016 | Pastor Bernard Harper Emmanual New Covenant Ministry | Faith


10 Christmas traditions that will bring you closer to Jesus

Another year has come and gone and Christmas will soon be upon us. We’re all busy putting up Christmas trees and lights, buying endless ...

December 05, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Faith


Religious freedom and the defense spending bill: What will happen next?

Republican congressional leaders agreed this week to remove controversial religious freedom protections from the 2017 defense spending bill, angering many conscious rights advocates as opponents ...

December 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Historic congregations contribute $1.7 million in economic impact to their community each year

Historic congregations in America's urban centers contribute around $1.7 million to their local economy each year, according to new research on the economic ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why some couples choose to be married at faraway sacred sites

Sarah Syer and her husband Nate hiked 62 miles to their wedding. Their car didn't break down. They didn't ascend a remote mountain ...

December 01, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


LDS Church initiative encourages people of all faiths to serve others this Christmas

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched its Christmas initiative with the video "LIGHTtheWORLD." The initiative begins Dec. 1 with a worldwide day ...

November 30, 2016 | Noelle Baldwin Deseret News | Faith


Letter written by Annie Schmidt shared by mother on Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving Day, Michelle Schmidt, mother of Annie Schmidt, shared a letter her daughter, who recently passed away, wrote to her younger brothers when they ...

November 30, 2016 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Faith


Let us pray correctly

"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from ...

November 28, 2016 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Two Majorcan saints with very different origins

Throughout history, some great religious leaders — like the Buddha — were raised among the elites in great cities, while others, like Jesus Christ or Joseph Smith ...

November 27, 2016 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Does God want you to give tithes?

Tithing has its rewards, but how much should you give? Should you give it all?

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


10 sayings you should never believe about marriage

According to a report from the Pew Research Center, there are a rising amount of people in America who never have and never will get ...

November 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


11 tips for when your spouse is obsessed with watching the big game

It’s that time for sports to dominate the American television landscape again.

November 23, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Thanksgiving is due

"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you."

November 21, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Celebrate Thanksgiving first

The holiday season is in bloom. You cannot enter a store without seeing the decorations or hearing the music.

November 18, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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