Lisa Schencker| Religion News Service

Stories by Lisa Schencker| Religion News Service
Amid Families’ Grief, Religious Perspectives on Suicide Are Shifting

Religious traditions are beginning to embrace the view that those who take their own lives don’t always have full control over their actions.

Mormons lower age for missionaries, setting off changes for parents, women, schools

SALT LAKE CITY — Call it a change for the ages. In a surprising move that promises to transform Mormon … Continued

Religious roots of trees branch into many faiths

SALT LAKE CITY — Whether churchgoers realize it or not, the trees in their churchyards have religious roots. Those tall, … Continued