Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting.
With Easter Sunday around the corner and roughly 80 percent of all Americans expected to observe the holiday in some way, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018's Best Places to Celebrate Easter to go along with its Easter Facts & Stats – Church, Candy & Cash infographic.
This April 1, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. Here's a little background about the holiday:
On March 17, people around the world will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by parading in green hats, sporting images of shamrocks and leprechauns pinned to their lapels. But who is patron saint of Ireland who the holiday is named after? Here are 10 things you may not know about St. Patrick.
Bethel Lutheran Church at 1931 Loomis St. will install Anne Hokenstad as its new pastor at 9 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Libby Howe, assistant to the bishop, will preach, and a reception will follow the service.
The evidence keeps growing that families need help controlling technology in their homes, but this is a subject most megachurch pastors would have trouble addressing with a straight face.
The Mississippi Valley Conservancy will offer a Pathway to Spirituality hike at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 17. This hike is part of Mississippi Valley Conservancy’s 2017 Linked to the Land series of outdoor experiences sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians.
CHICAGO — The children — Muslim, Jewish and Christian — sat crossed-legged, shoulder-to-shoulder recently, brainstorming ways to practice charity.
PITTSBURGH — The Sunday after the presidential election, Pastor Rock Dillaman kept his ears tuned the conversations among members at the church he leads.
The Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St, will offer an opportunity to "tend the garden of your soul" during an intuitive painting workshop on Saturday, Feb. 25.
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APEX, N.C. (TNS) — On the day of 2015’s racially motivated attack on nine black worshipers in Charleston, S.C., Pastor Kyle Meier of Peak United Methodist Church picked up the phone to call Rev. James Taylor at nearby St. Mary AME Church.
The Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St., will present a weekend retreat led by Sister Karen Lueck, president of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, and Steve Spilde, associate director of the FSC.
Poised to roll out its 21st season, the Coulee Region Gospel Choir has for many become a Christmas tradition. Its blend of secular and sacred choral music, in addition to quartets, ensembles and sometimes instrumentals, has warmed the hearts of listeners since the mid-1970s.
Olivet Beacon of Light Lutheran Church at 2100 Bainbridge Street on French Island plans a women's Advent event 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, that will include music and meditation by candlelight, followed by a light lunch.
ROME — Pope Francis’ surprise pick for cardinal, American Archbishop Joseph Tobin, said Thursday the U.S. church has four difficult years ahead as it insists on providing welcome to migrants and refugees during a Donald Trump administration.