Religion News in Brief: 3-25-16

Pope Francis condemns attacks, sends his condolences to Brussels VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has condemned the “blind violence” of the Brussels attacks and has offered...

Community Good Friday evening service will be held at Life Church

The community Good Friday service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, in the auditorium of the Life Church, 428 S. Oak...

What’s in a saint?

Long before he earned worldwide fame, “Maewyn Succat” ­— history can’t confirm if that’s his real name — worked as a slave.He grew up...

Liberty Center UM’s ‘branch’ reaching further

 By KAYLEEN REUSSEROn a wall at Liberty Center United Methodist Church are painted words from the verse of John 15:5 from the Bible: ‘I...

Synced to the right source

I recently purchased a wristband that monitors my calories, sleep, and daily steps taken. Last weekend I wore it as usual when I went...

Book looks at race of Biblical characters

Religion Press Release Services The author of a new book, “The Ethnicity of Jesus,” says he is presenting evidence from history, anthropology, and Scripture regarding blacks...

K of C plans fish dinner March 11

The Knights of Columbus Council at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is holding an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11. The...

Retreats offered by Victory Noll Center

HUNTINGTON — Victory Noll Center is offering a number of retreats over the next four months, with opportunities to delve deeper into personal faith...

Competing nations, religions can’t agree on camera issue

By KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Video surveillance of Jerusalem’s holiest site was meant to be a quick fix to lower...

New Life Christian School collects over $1000 through Read-a-Thon

Students at New Life Christian School recently collected close to $1,100 through their 2016 Read-A-Thon. A total of 568 books read. Pictured are the...