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Kate Kelly appeals her excommunication from Mormon Church

(RNS1-JUNE 18) Kate Kelly, founder of, is facing possible excommunication for her views on patriarchy and the Mormon Church. For use with RNS-MORMON-EXCOMM, transmitted June 18, 2014. Creative Commons image by Katrina Barker Anderson

Nate Carlisle Jul 27, 2014

Kate Kelly, who has led the effort to ordain women to the Mormon priesthood, has appealed her excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Looking for the truth


Vincent Lachina Jul 26, 2014

One day the devil and one of his little minions were sitting on a cloud looking down at some humans below when they saw a man walking down a road who stopped, picked up something off the road, put it in his pocket and kept walking.

“What did he find?” asked the minion. “A piece of truth,” chuckled the devil.

BRIEF: Inaugural “Temple 5K Run” to take place Saturday


Tracy Simmons Jul 25, 2014

The inaugural “Spokane Temple Run” will take place Saturday near the grounds of the Spokane Temple and Spokane East Stake Center.

BRIEF: UGM Men’s Shelter has increase in guests, needs immediate items

Photo courtesy Union Gospel Mission

Tracy Simmons Jul 25, 2014

UGM reports that resources are being stretched, and could use the community’s immediate help with three basics: pajamas, razors and deodorant.

Meat & Potatoes: Sex and the Bible


Rosemary McFarland Jul 25, 2014

Jason Soucineck, executive director at Project Six19, answers questions about sex and the Bible, Genesis, marriage vs. living together and porn.

Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia – but where else will he visit?


Tracy Simmons Jul 25, 2014

It’s been the worst-kept secret in Christendom, but this week Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput gave the strongest indication yet that Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia next year.

BRIEF: Seattle pastor to visit Spokane, discuss baptism


Tracy Simmons Jul 25, 2014

The Rev. Paul Hoffman, author of of “Faith Forming Faith” and “Faith Shaping Ministry” will lead a Faith Formation retreat at Salem Lutheran Church this weekend.