Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/DoD/Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force
Defense Department expands its list of recognized religions
The Department of Defense announced a near doubling of its list of recognized religions. It will now formally recognize humanism and other minority faiths among members of the armed forces.
Maurizio Brambatti, Associated Press
Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists
Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute with a special prayer service to the courage of 20th- and 21st- century Christian martyrs.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
LDS Church donation to help heal victims of child abuse
Gift from the Church to children's justice center in Utah was prompted by Christ's protective love for children.