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Interfaith prayer meeting for Israel held in Sun City

12/7/2023
Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley Rabbi Dana Evan Kaplan joined Grace Bible Church Senior Pastor Bill Bjork in an interfaith prayer meeting for Israel and the Jewish people Dec. 4 at Grace Bible …

Religious leaders: Prayer event focused on …

11/9/2023
PHOENIX — Pastors and ministers are concerned about 2024. Some are concerned about 2023. Several such clergy spoke Sunday at a one-time interfaith event in Downtown Phoenix focused on a …

First-term Democratic lawmaker wants exception to …

11/1/2023
PHOENIX — A first-term Democratic lawmaker wants to enact an exception to state laws that allow clergy to refuse to disclose what was told to them in confession or similar confidential communication.

Arizona State Supreme Court to consider law protecting …

10/25/2023
PHOENIX — A lawsuit against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints could become the legal basis for the state Court of Appeals to consider — and void — a statute that protects members of the clergy from disclosing an adherent’s confession of child molestation.

Ramos: Religion does not belong in public office

8/17/2023
I'm so glad that the Freedom from Religion Foundation took notice and asked members of the Peoria Unified School District governing board for a reprimand.

Christian evangelists back on the streets after …

10/10/2022
Jehovah’s Witnesses have resumed their public ministry after a two-year pause due to the pandemic.  Representatives of the Christian denomination can once again be seen spreading their …

Temple Beth Shalom announces fall education offerings

8/24/2022
Dana Evan Kaplan, Rabbi at Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley, 12202 N. 101st Ave., will conduct four diverse educational forums in September and October. All are open to Jews and …

Lawmakers approve religious freedom bill

4/19/2022
PHOENIX — State lawmakers gave final approval to a religious freedom bill Tuesday despite concerns it could legalize discrimination and even preclude lawsuits against religious hospitals.

Hate crimes on the rise; Report ranks Arizona 14th …

7/9/2019
In the early hours of last Thursday, a juvenile lost his life — reportedly because another man objected to his taste in music. After leaving his job at a …