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  • Concert showcases young musicians

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 5, 2016

    El Sistema Oklahoma’s spring concert showcased more than 200 Oklahoma City Public Schools students.

  • 51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

    Amberlee Lovell, FamilyShare | Published: Wed, May 4, 2016

    The Lord's day doesn't have to be boring. Take a look at these ideas to improve your Sundays.

  • USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Published: Wed, May 4, 2016

    The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its 2016 annual report.

  • Satan's new favorite sin (it's not what you think)

    David Snell, FamilyShare | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    A startling new study shows which commandment Satan seems set on getting you (yes, you) to break.

  • Priest who preyed on kids was 'protected'

    Published: Mon, May 2, 2016

    A depraved former priest was able to carry out a decade-long reign of abuse against three girls and nine boys because he was protected by the Catholic Church, a Sydney judge says.  Loud applause broke out in court on Monday as John Joseph Farrell was led from the dock after being...

  • The Spirituality of Snoopy

    By JONATHAN MERRITT, The Atlantic | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    How the faith of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, shaped his work.

  • How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Secretary of State John Kerry hopes lawmakers will continue assessing the positive role religion plays in furthering foreign policy goals.

  • Q&A: Becket Fund founder has a unique solution for religious freedom debates

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    In his new book, "Believers, Thinkers and Founders," Kevin Seamus Hasson suggests looking at God in the legal context in an unexpected way.

  • Forgiveness isn't for the offender

    Wendy Jessen, FamilyShare | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Learn why forgiving others helps you more than it helps those who've wronged you.

  • Oklahoma City's annual Holocaust remembrance ceremony puts focus on art, role of 'Monuments Men'

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    The work of Harry Ettlinger and other so-called Monuments Men who helped return to rightful owners artwork that was stolen by the Nazis during World War II, will be recognized Sunday in Oklahoma City, as some of their stories are shared at the 2016 Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Service and...

  • Oklahoma Jail & Prison Ministries will hold awards luncheon May 12

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    A celebration of Oklahoma Jail & Prison Ministries' affect on the greater Oklahoma City area will be featured at a spring luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater will be keynote speaker.

  • Would Rob Run? The story behind the Good Shepherd Catholic Sprint in Oklahoma City

    By Robert Medley Staff Writer rmedley@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    The idea had been to include in the annual grade school track meet for schools in the Oklahoma City Catholic Archdiocese a special event for the children with "differing abilities" at Good Shepherd Catholic School at Mercy. But for Robert Medley, a reporter for The Oklahoman and the father of a...

  • Oklahoma religion briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Oklahoma religion briefs for April 30.

  • Bible lesson for The Oklahoman

    By L.G. Parkhurst Jr. For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    L.G. Parkhurst's Bible lesson for The Oklahoman for April 30.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area achievers

  • Moore man to be recognized by Small Business Administration

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Chris Fox of Moore will receive the Small Business Administration's 2016 Phoenix Award for outstanding contributions to disaster recovery by a volunteer, according to a news release. Fox played a key role in volunteer efforts after the May 2013 tornado, starting what has evolved into the Serve...

  • Comedian will perform at Bethany church

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    Emmy-nominated comedian Chonda Pierce will perform Thursday at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, as part of her “Focus on the Funny” tour.

  • Americans less likely to keep Sabbath, but majority still say it's important to society, new poll finds

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Published: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

    A new survey about the Sabbath explores how modern Americans approach their observance of the holy day.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for April 29

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for April 29, 2016

  • How to remove your masks and live your authentic life

    Norma Zaugg, FamilyShare | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    Do you hid behind masks, afraid people won't like the real you? Become empowered and uncover your true self.

  • Should your boss know that you keep the Sabbath?

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    More than half of Americans believe employers should accommodate workers who want to keep a Sabbath.

  • Oprah will appear in scripted megachurch drama

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    "Greenleaf," a scripted series premiering this summer, will follow a Memphis family that runs a megachurch.

  • Why your physical and spiritual workouts have more in common than you might think

    Jason Wright, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward when I walked back in the heavy glass doors, but not long enough for the folks at the front desk to forget me.

  • Hungary's prime minister has banned 'Islamisation'

    Published: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    Hungary’s Prime Minister has said ‘Islamisation’ is banned in order to protect the country’s language and culture. Viktor Orban said his government opposes any kind of mass migration because it must protect the principles of its constitution. These comments follow the country’s decision to...

  • Oklahoma woman holds fast to Eastern European traditions

    By Sharon Beuchaw For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    Every Easter Sunday, heaping helpings of Eastern European traditions and family history are on the table at Timmie Stewart's house in Jones. Stewart, 74, baked her first cake at age 6, taught by aunts on her father's side.