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Religion
  • Regarding Paul’s thorn in flesh

    The Rev. Holly McKissick, pastor, Peace Christian Church UCC: The first time it wasn’t a thorn but a piece of glass. I was 9 years old on a hot day in Texas. I’d been catching crawdads in the creek with my best friend, Misty, when I ...

    June 20, 2014

  • Archbishop Coakley ordains three seminarians as deacons

    OKLAHOMA CITY — On June 7 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City, Archbishop Paul Coakley ordained three seminarians of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City to the transitional diaconate, the holy order that ...

    June 13, 2014

  • Mashos to speak in Oklahoma City

    Kari Mashos, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will give a free public lecture, “The riddle of evil: How Christian Science answers the question,” at 2 p.m. June 29, in the new edifice of Fifth Church of Christ, ...

    June 13, 2014

  • Local author releases book

    Author Kris Newlin announces the nationwide release of her new book, “I Saw God Today,” where she hopes to remind readers of God’s presence in their everyday lives....

    June 12, 2014

  • How will you respond?

    I believe we are living in the most challenging time ever for religious people, or sensitive, caring people to live in. All people face the challenge of how to be human and caring but Christians seem to face it directly. The 21st chapter ...

    June 12, 2014

  • Is stealing ever justified in faith?

    When, if ever, is stealing justified in your faith? Stealing in all forms is morally harmful Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer with Interfaith Council: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results ...

    June 12, 2014

  • Med student sees ‘real poverty’ through Peace Corps

    The following is an interview with Bartlesville resident Katie Thill. Thill is a medical student at the University of Oklahoma and was awarded outstanding first-year student in her program this year....

    June 6, 2014

  • Church gets new pastor

    Earlier this week, members of the United Church of Norman — UCC announced the new pastor will be the Rev. Dwight R. Welch, M.Div. In a unanimous vote of the congregation, Welch was called to become UCN-UCC’s full-time pastor effective ...

    June 6, 2014

  • LDS to host weekend stake conference

    The spring Norman Stake Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be Saturday and Sunday at the Norman Stake Center, 1506 W. Imhoff Road....

    June 6, 2014

  • Pope speaks up for Roma people’s rights

    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the “hostility and contempt” that Roma people face in everyday life, and he called for better efforts to integrate them into “civilized life.” Speaking off the cuff at the end of a ...

    June 6, 2014