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Orthodox church gets a new old look

...use of Native languages in worship services was unique. American missionaries were instructed by the government and church leaders to suppress the use of Native languages and customs. As a result, many Tlingit embraced the religion and were eager...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...been a goal to "really spark within the lives of people once again a personal relationship with Jesus Christ."Can church leaders "reawaken (faith) in those who have become complacent ... or drifted away," as Burns puts it?Only time will...
Pope criticizes church emphasis on abortion, gays

...right thing."New Ways Ministry, a Catholic outreach to gays and lesbians that has been rebuked in the past by church leaders who accused ministry leaders of straying from church teaching, called Francis' comments "a new dawn." Equally...
Ketchikan grandparents begin LDS mission of them are replaced.Kirk will travel to other cities such as Regina and Saskatoon to have meetings with other church leaders in the geographical area he has been assigned. Pam will teach lessons for youth.They said they feel comfortable...
It's time for church leaders to listen

Is access to birth control a barrier to religious liberty? Bishop Edward Burns apparently believes so, while Reverend Susan Boegli expresses a well-crafted counter opinion in her My Turn of June 14.
Family members remember Mackenzie Howard

...would go to the Salvation Army Church or the Presbyterian church where Howard was found. She said the Presbyterian church leaders gave them permission to use the church and said that all the police tape has been taken down.People are also encouraged...
Living and growing: Cleaning up is part of the experience

...It might be some poop that needs cleaning up. It might be the treasure that has been missing all winter. What church leaders recognized long ago is that it is easy to live with a facade. Snow makes everything look so clean and pure; it's...
Juneau woman believes bishops listened

...debated a new policy on clerical sexual abuse. So she became that person. The Juneau woman said she met as many church leaders as she could before she addressed the meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday in Dallas...
Candidates split over 'day of silence'

...environmental persuasion. The Day of Respect would take the focus off of homosexuality, which both churches see as immoral, church leaders said. Organizers said the Day of Respect would obscure the purpose of the event, which is to promote tolerance of...
Anchorage Archdiocese adopts code of conduct

...The code makes explicit what church leaders in the past presumed to be acceptable...For counseling, the code bans church leaders from straying beyond their expertise...In a section involving minors, church leaders are urged to take a team approach...


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