How Mormon Church ‘Mormon missionaries’ spread gospel in India

In 1833, a Mormon missionary named Joseph Smith, Sr., traveled to India with his wife Emma, a sister of Joseph’s and the daughter of Brigham Young.This was not a “peaceful” mission, the missionaries claimed.“It was a mission to convert the people of the East Indies,” said historian David H. Waddington.“They set up a mission that was not very friendly.”And in […]

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What to know about the church of St. Patrick (also known as the lighthouse church)

St. Patrick’s Church is the oldest church in the United States, but the church’s history has been long and turbulent.It is believed that St. Joseph, the patron saint of the Irish people, was the first Irishman to be ordained a priest.After St. John the Baptist’s conversion to Christianity, St. George, the father of the apostles, baptized the Irishmen as Christians.The […]

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How to stop the Trinity Lutheran Church’s latest move

It’s an old story, but the Trinity Lutheran Church in Oklahoma has been trying to make up for lost time.The church has decided to take a different path.The church’s newest move comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by a local woman, who alleges that her husband was molested when he was a teenager by the church’s president, a […]

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How Grace Family Church has created a church for a new generation

Grace Family has been in existence for two decades.The new Grace Family Missionary Baptist Church, in San Francisco’s Bayview District, is set to open this fall.But the church has always had an online presence, a platform that allows people to meet in a space where they can share their own faith.Today, the Grace Family website offers a series of community […]

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How to Survive a Plague in your home and community

St. Anthony’s Church in Dallas has been closed for the day.St. Mary’s Church, a church in Greenville, South Carolina, was also closed for an hour Thursday as a precautionary measure.The church is not connected to the outbreak.The Dallas County Health Department says they expect to reopen the churches at noon.It’s not clear if those will be the same churches.A community […]

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