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U.S. Catholic leaders approve new plan to address pornography

Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

November 21, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


17 surprising similarities between Muslims and Christians

There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on the cross and do not subscribe to the Trinity concept from the Council of Nicea. Christians do not recognize Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, do not celebrate Islamic holidays, and have different days of worship than Muslims. That said, there are at least 17 surprising similarities between the Islamic and Christian faiths.

November 21, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


Why this Syrian refugee crisis looks similar to World War II

In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different perspectives about whether or not America should allow Syrian refugees into the country.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman

Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


7 celebrities who may surprise you with their faith in God

Entertainment is our world, so it is fun and inspirational as believers of Jesus Christ to see entertainers who also believe. Consider these celebrities from television, movies, music and theater whose words of gratitude for their faith may surprise you.

November 18, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | Faith


Studying science at seminary: How learning about new research helps pastors preach

Casey Cole wants to be a priest. That means attending five years of seminary classes, where he studies theology, philosophy and — evolution.

November 18, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


World shows solidarity with Muslims, despite ISIS attack

The world went into shock Friday night as at least seven gunmen opened fire throughout the city of Paris, killing at least 129 people and leaving more than 350 injured, which I wrote about this weekend.

November 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Why some religious 'nones' still take their kids to church

Christel Manning has been on a spiritual journey in recent years.

November 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


3 signs you're in love with your sin

Some love affairs begin passionately. Others start with more subtlety. However, when you are in love with sin, there's a constant slipping down a dangerous slope. Even when we are vigilant against evil, we cannot choose good if we not self-aware of our choices. If we are choosing to flirt with danger, you might quickly find yourself induling in sin. Do these three warning signs of being in love with sin sound familiar to you?

November 17, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


'...Except ye repent, ye shall likewise all perish'

And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. - Luke 13:2-3

November 16, 2015 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


New movie tells harrowing tales of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

A new movie is bringing clergy sexual abuse into the public eye yet again, weeks after Pope Francis met with survivors of assault during his visit to the U.S.

November 16, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Top 5 regrets of those who are dying

As a chaplain, it is often my duty to minister to patients and families during and after the dying process. While every experience is absolutely unique and sacred, patterns begin to emerge from the last thoughts shared in these final moments. Here are the top five regrets most commonly shared by those dying.

November 16, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith


The religious practice that’s more powerful than morphine

The most effective painkiller may be something some religious believers have practiced for years.

November 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Rubio, Malala and beer — a discussion about girls’ education

GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio has had a somewhat successful fall. Not only did many say he did well in the last GOP debate, but recent poll numbers also show support for Rubio has risen, with 11 percent of GOP primary voters saying they’d elect him to be the Republican presidential nominee.

November 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


The shifting spiritual practices of America's minority faiths

About two years ago, Aditya Mukerjee missed his flight. He had been detained by airport security and was asked to answer an increasingly strange barrage of questions.

November 15, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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Traveling the Luther Trail in Germany for 500th anniversary of Reformation

Stepping from a Martin Luther-focused museum built in 2015 into the Luther House, where the noted religious reformer had lived as a schoolboy from 1498-1501 ...

May 13, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The American Moms: The teacher I never got to thank

Can I tell you something? I hated high school. Like really, really hated it.

May 13, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Mothers, steer kids to Christ

It is the week of Mother's Day. I was curious as to the origins of this day, so I did what you do in ...

May 12, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


The Clean Cut: Anthem Lights releases medley of Southern gospel favorites

In a recently released music video, vocal group Anthem Lights twists “I’ll Fly Away,” “I Saw the Light” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” to ...

May 12, 2017 | Brooke Facer Deseret News | Faith


Why religious tensions are rising in Russia

Religious freedom is under attack in Russia, as government officials — with the support of nearly half of the nation's citizens — protect the Orthodox Church ...

May 12, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


The King of Kings part 1

Christ is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. There are religions that teach that Christ has not yet set up his kingdom, yet the ...

May 11, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


A love letter from yesterday's moms to the mothers of today

Editor’s Note: This article was compiled after interviewing 8 wonderful, loving, successful older mothers and asking them questions about today’s mothers. The mothers ...

May 11, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


God has your back

Acts 23, 24 and 25: Paul had faced opposition from the moment he placed faith in Christ, at first from believers who were skeptical, then ...

May 08, 2017 | By Bishop Fredrick Heath Columnist | Faith


Trump eases political restrictions on churches with new executive order

President Donald Trump celebrated the National Day of Prayer Thursday by signing an executive order addressing key concerns of his conservative, religious supporters, some of ...

May 08, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'See it through'

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

May 07, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


True security is in God

It seems like every day we hear a new threat from North Korea and its' boastful leader Kim Jung Un.

May 06, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


National Day of Prayer

Thursday was the National Day of Prayer. Throughout the day, all across our country, people gathered in churches and other public places to take the ...

May 05, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Is Jesus seen in our life?

Often times, Jesus is not seen in the lives of his creation. What is seen are people trying to get ahead anyway possible, others seeking ...

May 04, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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