10th PeaceWalk continues tradition of bridging the gap
Arizona Senate Bill 1062 was not a defense of the religious. The legislation, which would have permitted discrimination based on religious belief, was a weapon whipped up in a desperate grasp for power by those who interpret change as a personal assault.
PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.
We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.
Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church is offering classes and discussions on Islam, including a two-week Sunday morning class, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday and Feb. 2.
Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?
Eileen Warshaw, executive director of the Jewish History Museum, has been named the 2013 Margie Fenton Award recipient by the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of a Star story from Dec. 21, 1947.
Members of Congregation Or Chadash will rededicate its Torah on Friday as part of the Hanukkah celebration.
Faith communities across the nation are relying on marches, books and multistate radio ad campaigns to launch bigger and bolder efforts to push for comprehensive immigration legislation this year.
Batsheva Appel drew two things in grade school when she was asked to draw what she wanted to be when she grew up.
A new blog from Davis-Monthan airmen begins today online, “Airmen in your community.”
A calm mind, closed eyes, and some inner soul-searching all come with the territory in a church.
NEWPORT, Tenn. — A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy’s name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and “that one person is Jesus Christ.”
CHICAGO — The Rev. Andrew Greeley, an outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling author and longtime Chicago newspaper columnist who even criticized the hierarchy of his own church over the child sex abuse scandal, has died. He was 85.
In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
Every Gun is Sacred (Sung to the tune “Every Sperm is sacred”)
Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.
The Phoenix City Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the city's anti-discrimination law to include protections for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people in city contracts, housing, employment and public accommodations such as restaurants.