Ramsey County dropped criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for failing to protect three boys from an abusive priest Wednesday and released documents that disclosed a social connection between that priest and former Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results from greed, selfishness and discontent. Stealing has a corrosive effect on one's moral character and consequently makes one's spiritual aspirations ineffective.
At 22, Wahabba Husain had never worn a headscarf. As she walked into the classroom at Al-Huda, an all-female Pakistani institute for Islamic studies, on a December afternoon in 2014, she felt a pang of worry.
Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founder, Congregation Beth Torah: The answer is unequivocally "yes." The Torah commands rejoicing on festivals (Deuteronomy 16:11, 14), and Psalm 104:15 teaches that God provides wine for human joy. But there are other sources of happiness as well.
Spiritual Life writer Rev. Justin Farley points to conformity in the early Christian church and how the Apostle Paul stood on a particular issue . Farley encourages believers in this age to stand firm on the gospel even when it means standing alone.
Spiritual Life writer Marlando Jordan shares his personal example of being extremely busy, but ineffective. He provides tips and scripture that can enhance our ability to focus on what God wants us to accomplish.
It felt like serendipity. Footsteps choosing an unfamiliar path, the empty bench in the heat of the day, a feathered flock chorusing overhead — all events that seemed to point the weary couple to the lonely house.
Spiritual Life writer Cathy Rhoads reflects on a recent conference that led her to ponder the meaning of Matthew 18:20. The chaplain expresses a desire to avoid indifference and be still enough to hear God’s call.
When Kenton Lee of Nampa, Idaho volunteered in an orphanage in Kenya, he noticed a little girl walking with shoes that no longer fit. That image triggered an idea that has helped thousands of children in poverty around the world.
Have you ever felt like sliding down Lee Boulevard in Richland? What about on a tube? Today lots of participants got the chance to with Slide the City, tickets are still available for purchase and the event continues till 7 p.m.
Sarah GordonTri-City Herald
Slide the City
"Partners and Pals" summer campers celebrate with a "Fun Day" thanks so sponsors and volunteers
Meet Prada, a terrier pit bull mix available for adoption.
Jurassic Adventure Week at Boys and Girls Club Music and Arts Center in downtown Kennewick