Monsignor Gregory Gordon is appointed by Pope Francis as Las Vegas auxiliary bishop.
Ramadan last year required putting traditions on hold, so when Muslims begin their observance today, they’re likely to see at least some traditional Ramadan practices return.
The Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center, whose purpose is to prevent anything like the Holocaust from ever happening again, will celebrate its move to a new home on Thursday.
“It was important to us to offer this service after what has been a long and stressful year for everyone,” said Glenn Abercrombie, general manager of Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery.
Describing vaccines as an “essential tool” in the pandemic battle, Francis called for a “spirit of global responsibility.”
Last Easter, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of outdoor sunrise services around the valley. Many will return this year.
While Passover routines are inching back to relative normalcy this year with limited-seating live Seders at several area synagogues, virtual Seders remain an option.
Formed in a merger in 1968, the United Methodist Church claims about 12.6 million members worldwide, including nearly 7 million in the United States.
One of the most festive holidays on the Jewish calendar may be even more welcome than usual this year, especially at Congregation Ner Tamid where the story of Purim is told by some seriously cute canines.
Fewer churches are participating in Lenten fish frys this year, but we managed to find five that are.
Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, was celebrated at churches around the Las Vegas Valley.
Pastor says his church never recovered from COVID-related cancellation of live Easter service.
It’s an obvious question, and the most common one survivors of the Holocaust hear “How Did You Survive?”
A ruling from a court last week overturned a state-mandated limit on religious gatherings. Now, allowable attendance at places of worship is capped at 25 percent of capacity.
Faith leaders say they anticipate greater live participation, but one mosque holding to more stringent 50-person limit.