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Mexico killing highlights confusion over Mormon groups

After nine people belonging to a Mormon offshoot community were killed in Mexico this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a short statement expressing sympathy for the victims while clarifying that they didn't belong to the mainstream church.

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FAN Celebrates 2nd Annual Dinner in Spokane

Faith Action Network (FAN), a statewide interfaith organization, will celebrate its second annual dinner in Spokane Nov. 10 at The Glover Mansion. The theme of this year’s event is Raising Our Voices, and will feature a keynote address by the Rev. Priscilla Paris-Austin, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seattle. …

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As Amazon synod closes, bishops ask the Pope to allow some married priests

The most contested sections were the ones concerning the roles of the female diaconate (30 votes against), the viri probati — a discussion of ordaining married “men of proven virtue” to the priesthood — (41 votes against) and the creation of an Amazonian rite (29 votes against), each of which saw a larger number of the episcopacy voting against them.

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