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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
March 21, 2017
Shown is the stained glass window of the First Lutheran Church of Mitchell. It will be one of many featured in the upcoming Sanctuary Stained Glass Tour on March 26. The event is open to the public. (Submitted photo)
Upcoming stained glass tour to discuss art, history and gospel
March 21, 2017 - 5:10pm
March 18, 2017
Roxane Salonen, columnist
Faith Conversations: 'Beauty will save the world,' he said; I agree
March 18, 2017 - 10:23am
March 15, 2017
Photo of corned beef on rye with a side of kraut from Wikimedia Commons. By jeffreyw [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
U.S. Catholics allowed corned beef on St. Patrick's Day Friday, meat industry cheers
March 15, 2017 - 5:04pm
March 10, 2017
Pope Francis waves after delivering his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo
Pope signals elderly married men could become priests
March 10, 2017 - 5:06pm
March 9, 2017
Historian Catherine Corless holds a list of the names of missing children from the mother-and-baby home that was run by the Bon Secours nuns, at her home, in Tuam, western Ireland March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Amateur historian helped expose mass grave at former Catholic orphanage in Ireland
March 9, 2017 - 9:48am
March 4, 2017
LETTER: 'God will not be mocked'
March 4, 2017 - 9:45am
February 23, 2017
Pope Francis arrives to meet some of the Villarreal club players, managers and coaching staff Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, during a private audience at the Vatican. Handout photo / Reuters
Pope: 'Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'
February 23, 2017 - 9:29am
February 16, 2017
LETTER: SB 55 is about religion, not science
February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
February 2, 2017
President Donald Trump attends the National Prayer Breakfast event in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Carlos Barria / Reuters
Trump vows to end prohibition on church political activity
February 2, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 16, 2017
A needy man holds a cheeseburger donated by McDonald's to a charity organization which bestowed them at a walk-in clinic in Rome, Italy January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Tony Gentileplay button
After Vatican controversy, McDonald's helps feed homeless in Rome
January 16, 2017 - 10:03am
January 7, 2017
Rosary beads and bible
Millennials are the least religious generation
January 7, 2017 - 8:59am