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July 12, 2017
Monsignor John McSweeney, 75, is retiring this month after 42 years as a priest in the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte. Since 1999, he's been pastor of St. Matthew Catholic Church. which has grown to become the largest Catholic parish in the United States. (Jenna Eason/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
Let married men become priests, says pastor of America's largest Catholic church
July 12, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 8, 2017
Bishop John Folda places a crown of flowers on Sister Margaret Mary's head at the culmination of the Mass celebrating her diamond jubilee, 60 years after her profession and final vows as a Carmelite nun. Roxane Salonen / The Forum
Faith Conversations: Nun celebrates 60 years as Carmelite
July 8, 2017 - 10:31am
July 3, 2017
Dr. Ayaz Virji, 42, far left, reacts as his wife Musarrat Virji, 36, feeds their daughter Maya Virji, 9, slices of dates while Pastor Mandy France checks her phone after preparing for the next day lecture. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
In a small Minn. town that went for Trump, a Muslim doctor tries to understand his neighbors
July 3, 2017 - 8:57am
June 24, 2017
Peter and Jill Mehl, May 2016, Kiev. Special to The Forum
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
June 24, 2017 - 9:47am
June 18, 2017
Arndt and Hazel Braaten go for a walk near their Duluth home on June 8, 2017. The couple married in 1947. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
'Today is today and I love you': From Madagascar to Duluth, couple’s love endures for seven decades
June 18, 2017 - 6:00am
June 4, 2017
Fr. Gerald Thury mingles with guests during an open house in his honor following Mass on Sunday afternoon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Parkston. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A special Sunday in Parkston for Thury
June 4, 2017 - 5:42pm
May 24, 2017
REUTERS/Mike Blake
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
May 24, 2017 - 5:16pm
May 21, 2017
Jon Hauser, religion columnist
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
May 21, 2017 - 8:54am
May 14, 2017
Jon Hauser, religion columnist
Hauser: Powered by purpose, directed by faith
May 14, 2017 - 7:59am
May 11, 2017
A LED light shines inside a plastic rendition of Jesus Christ on the cross at the newly opened kitsch museum in Bucharest, Romania May 5, 2017. Picture taken on May 5,2017. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea/via REUTERS
Pence: America will prioritize protecting Christians abroad
May 11, 2017 - 1:42pm
May 4, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an Executive Order on Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty during the National Day of Prayer event at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington D.C., U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Trump order to ease ban on political activity by churches
May 4, 2017 - 1:52pm
April 15, 2017
People attend Good Friday services Friday night at First Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Easter services typically draw in a larger crowd to churches in Mitchell, while the remainder of the year tends to be lower in numbers. Nationwide trends show average weekly attendance in churches is on the decline, leaving an uncertain future. (Sarah Barclay / Republic)
National trends show average church attendance is dropping, but Mitchell area pastors remain hopeful for the uncertain future
April 15, 2017 - 7:06am
April 9, 2017
Jon Hauser
Hauser: Going forward through failure
April 9, 2017 - 10:05am
April 8, 2017
Kim and Krickitt Carpenter pose with Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams, the actors who portrayed them in "The Vow" at the film's premiere in 2012. The movie is loosely based on the Carpenters' story about Krickitt's memory loss following a car accident. Special to Forum News Service
'The Vow' couple to share inspiring story of commitment at upcoming events
April 8, 2017 - 9:03am
March 23, 2017
U.S. cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley talks with Brazilian cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz (left) before the start of the "Safeguarding in Homes and Schools" seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
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