• 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 sentenced to 29 years behind bars for his crimes in Moree and Tamworth, in country NSW.   Victims and their loved ones packed into the courtroom at Sydney's Downing Centre District Court to watch the 62-year-old face sentencing for dozens of historical sexual crimes committed against children between 1979 and 1988.

  • 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 Candlelighting Ceremony set for 2 p.m. at Oklahoma City Community College.

  • 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 10-year-old child with autism, the question was: Would Rob run?

  • 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 Moore Community Renewal Center.

  • 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.




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