As candidates campaign across California ahead of the recall election on September 14th, faith communities have become a hub for reaching potential voters. Religion has played a major role on the campaign trail in recent weeks as concerns have grown over California’s COVID-19 restrictions, which greatly limited in-person worship. When looking at all the candidates,…

New data says that women are more religious than men but religion experts and women say their relationship to faith is more complicated than the numbers reveal. Rachel Harkins Ullmann was working at a faith-based organization in Baltimore, Maryland, when she became pregnant with her first child. When she told her boss the good news,…

President Joe Biden addressed the “political extremism” that inspired the U.S. Capitol riot and called for collective strength during these turbulent times in his remarks during the National Prayer Breakfast, the Associated Press reports. Biden said that faith is the prescription for the “dark, dark times” our nation is suffering through during the coronavirus pandemic…

Editor’s note: The Deseret News has invited both vice presidential candidates, Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, to speak directly to Utahns and the nation in this forum. To read exclusive commentary by Vice President Pence, click here. When my sister Maya and I were growing up, we lived two doors down from Regina…

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