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‘Late Nite Catechism’ is hilarious

Nonie Riley will return to Minot at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the popular “Late Night Catechism: Sister Strikes Again.” The show will be presented at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on the campus of Minot State University, 500 University Avenue West, in Minot. “It’s been wildly successful,” said ...

“Return to Grace” to screen on Oct. 30

Living Word Lutheran Church in Minot will host a one-time screening of “Return to Grace” at Dakota Square AMC Theater 9 on Monday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. The film is being screened through Tugg.com, a platform that helps individuals and organizations to host screenings in their local ...

America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally

This year celebrates the 100th anniversary of Our Lady Fatima. There will be a rally called America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally where those who are a part of the faith or are interested can go for a time of prayer on Saturday at noon on the steps of the Ward County Courthouse. Those in charge ...

500 Years: A Reformation Celebration

A Reformation Celebration will be offered at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in the Ann Nicole Nelson Hall in Old Main on the campus of Minot State University. The event will commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his Ninety-Five Theses on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, an ...

Robert Walter to present at Minot Baptist Church

Robert Walter, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak at Minot Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 8 during the 6 p.m. worship service. The program being presented is the “The Fall Feasts of Israel.” Chosen People Ministries was founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a ...

Pope denounces porn and corruption of kids’ minds, bodies

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy. Francis met ...

REFLECTIONS: Who’s in charge here?

“What’s your teacher’s name this year,” asked Grandma during her phone conversation with her grandchild in another state? “Her name is Susan,” replied the grandchild. “Do you mean Miss Susan” asked Grandma? “No, just Susan because she said that we are all equal,” ...

Mikayla Koble to lead Parish Mission

Mikayla Ruth Koble, daughter of Mohn and Julia Koble from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, will lead a parish mission this week. Mikayla has an incredible personal story to tell of how God healed her from a devastating car accident while attending Bishop Ryan High School. After college ...

Pope’s deputy urges dialogue after Francis accused of heresy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican secretary of state called Thursday for greater dialogue within the Catholic Church after a small group of traditionalists formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. Cardinal Pietro ...

Fall bazaar Oct. 7 at Christ Lutheran in Lignite

The Christ Lutheran Church Women in Lignite will hold a fall bazaar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 7. There will be a raffle at 1 p.m., with quilts, breads, Scandinavian baking, crafts, Christmas items and grab bags avaialble. The lunch menu includes homemade soups, egg salad sandwiches, ...

Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem ‘a bit late’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame. Francis met ...

Robert E. Lee’s former church is no longer named after him

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general. Leaders of R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church voted Monday to return to the parish's original name of Grace Episcopal Church. The Richmond ...

First Baptist Church XYZ

A senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group will meet Thursday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The musical program “Melodies By” will be presented by Leah Benson, Diana Bullinger, Jackie Marum and Kerry Olson of Bottineau. Refreshments will be served. ...

Latin Mass fans celebrate 10-year anniversary — without pope

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Fans of the old Latin Mass descended on Rome on Thursday for their annual pilgrimage, facing indifference to their cause, if not outright resistance, from none other than Pope Francis. Ten years after Pope Benedict XVI passed a law allowing greater use of the Latin Mass, ...

Pope blasts climate change doubters: cites moral duty to act

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has sharply criticized climate change doubters, saying history will judge those who failed to take the necessary decisions to curb heat-trapping emissions blamed for the warming of the Earth. Francis was asked about climate change and the spate of ...

Church lost on 9/11 rises again at World Trade Center

NEW YORK (AP) — A Greek Orthodox church taking shape next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza will glow at night like a marble beacon when it opens sometime next year. It also will mark another step in the long rebuilding of New York's ground zero. The St. Nicholas National Shrine, ...

Efforts to mend China-Vatican rift seem stalled over bishops

BEIJING (AP) — The Vatican's efforts to heal a decades-long rift with China appear to have stalled, with each side still unwilling to accept controversial bishops appointed by the other. In recent months, Beijing has appeared to take a harder line toward believers, and has ordered the ...

Awana starts Sept. 6 at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Minot will kick off its Awana Clubs on Wednesday, Sept. 6 for children who are age 3 by July 31 and youth through the eighth grade. Awana is a nondenominational ministry where children and youth learn important truths from God’s Word, memorize Scripture, play games ...

25th anniversary service at Mouse River All Faith’s Chapel on Sept. 3

The Mouse River All Faith’s Chapel will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 3. Activities that day include a worship service at 11 a.m. led by Rick Hartle. Following worship, lunch will be served by the chapel board. Root beer floats will be offered while enjoying musical ...