Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it falls on a different date every year.
Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
Pope Francis is the first ever from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernized Argentina’s conservative Catholic church.
Cardinals have filed into the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope amid deep divisions and uncertainty over who will lead the 1.2 billion-strong Catholic Church.
Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 — becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years.
Lutherans in Minnesota plan to officially voice their opposition to the proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.
On Friday night, more than 100 people met at Elk River High School to talk about what they call spiritual abuse at controversial church.
On Friday night, dozens of families are expected to discuss how they believe a church in the north metro has too much control. On its website, The Crossing in Elk River states it is “A church for people who don’t do church.”
Easter is still two weeks away this year, falling on April 24. Last year Easter was April 4. Some years it’s March. The varying dates have even some avid churchgoers confused.
A state senator who is Jewish said Tuesday she was “highly uncomfortable” while a visiting Baptist pastor repeatedly mentioned Jesus Christ and Christianity in a prayer on the floor of the state Senate a day earlier, and wants to require that prayers in the chamber be nondenominational.
If you have any suggestions for what the Green Bay Packers’ chaplain should tell the team right before the game, he wants to hear from you.
Groups from several religions are handing out information to attendees of the State Fair. Is this the place to pass out info on Christianity, Islam, and more beliefs? Christian Collins Winn, associate professor of Biblical […]
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