QUITO (Reuters) Tens of thousands lined the streets as Francis’ motorcade drove into the city, some pushing through a police line. Well-wishers threw gifts at the popemobile, including two live white doves.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israeli rights activists say the decision by Israel’s cabinet Sunday to nix the establishment of local conversion courts is a blow to religious freedom.
On the first public outing since she was born, the baby daughter of Prince William and Duchess Kate, was christened by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
Packer, who served as president of the church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, had been next in line to be church president, according to his obituary in the Salt Lake Tribune.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican is planning meetings with the world’s major bishops’ conferences, likely after October, to ensure they are successfully acting on the pope’s wishes.
SALT LAKE CITY – Male Mormon proselytizers, known as “elders,” who toil to find converts in scorching, humid regions like Kenya, Indonesia, and Thailand will no longer be required to bring a coat with them on their two-year volunteer service.
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