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Morocco is a Trove of Jewish History if You Know Where to Go

Morocco is a Trove of Jewish History if You Know Where to Go

By Leanne Italie | Apr 18
With its mountains and desert, beach resorts and Berber villages, Morocco is a feast for travelers of all kinds, including those who want to explore the kingdom's deep Jewish roots.

Poll: Church Membership in US Plummets Over Past 20 Years

Poll: Church Membership in US Plummets Over Past 20 Years

By David Crary | Apr 18
The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year, according to a new Gallup poll.

Faith-Based Adoption Agency Sues After Michigan Settlement

Faith-Based Adoption Agency Sues After Michigan Settlement

By David Eggert | Apr 16
Faith-based adoption agencies sued the state of Michigan on Monday, challenging a settlement that prevents them from refusing to put children in LGBT homes for religious reasons.

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Protect National Park in New Mexico

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Protect National Park in New Mexico

Apr 11
Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are renewing a call for the creation of a formal buffer around a national park held sacred by Native Americans.

Huckabee: What Threatens America Most? LGBTQs!

Huckabee: What Threatens America Most? LGBTQs!

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 10
Mike Huckabee thinks he knows that the greatest threat to America today is, but it's not terrorism, the widening gulf between rich and poor, or the deep divisions in society. It's those pesky gays!

Mormon Leader Says View on Gay Marriage Unchanged

Mormon Leader Says View on Gay Marriage Unchanged

Apr 7
A leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reiterating the faith's belief that marriage should be reserved for relationships between a man and a woman.

Mormon Leaders Talk Spirituality, Not Changes, at Conference

Mormon Leaders Talk Spirituality, Not Changes, at Conference

By Brady McCombs | Apr 6
Leaders with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered spiritual guidance aimed at strengthening members' faith amid a world of temptation and immorality during the opening session of a church conference Saturday in Utah.

Mormons Bracing for More Changes at Church Conference

Mormons Bracing for More Changes at Church Conference

Apr 6
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are preparing for more changes as they gather in Utah for a twice-yearly conference to hear from the faith's top leaders.

Vatican Receives Lawyers Opposed to Criminalization of Gays

Vatican Receives Lawyers Opposed to Criminalization of Gays

By Nicole Winfield | Apr 5
International lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality met Friday with the Vatican secretary of state and urged the Holy See to publicly oppose such laws and "conversion" therapies for gays.

Mormon President Makes Big Changes in Busy First Year

Mormon President Makes Big Changes in Busy First Year

By Brady McCombs | Apr 5
The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has generated buzz in his first year by becoming one of the most visible, active and decisive presidents in modern church history.

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