faith

12:11 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

A Canadian Church Gets Shipped To A Small Town In Louisiana

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A small Abita Springs congregation was looking for a new church building and found one — in Nova Scotia. Andrea Crossan of PRI's The World (heard each weekday on WWNO at 3 p.m.) brings us the story.
A congregation in Louisiana was looking for a new church. They found one on the market in rural Nova Scotia. "We began looking for a church in the Mississippi delta that we could rejuvenate, and maybe someone had one that was dilapidate that we could redo," said Louisiana Church Pastor Jerel Keene.
Election 2012
3:00 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

What Romney's Run Means For Mormonism

The Mormon Salt Lake temple in Salt Lake City.
George Frey Getty Images

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 9:59 pm

Win or lose on Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has already made history as the first Mormon to win a major party presidential nomination.

But has his race for the White House changed Americans' perceptions and stereotypes of the small, insular but fast-growing religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

And, by extension, has Romney affected how Mormons view their place in the nation?

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