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  1. The changing role of a military chaplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Deseret News

    Some 240 years after the Continental Congress authorized the presence of chaplains in the colonist's revolutionary forces, do clergy in the military still have a prayer? Critics of chaplaincy decry any attempt to proselytize, saying those clergy who insist on fidelity to their own doctrines should resign. And as the makeup of the U.S. armed forces changes, the spiritual needs of service members is evolving as well.

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  2. Faith, on Valentine's Day, a delicate affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Deseret News

    Although the religious roots of the event are subject to debate, the Huffington Post reports, the most popular account dates back to 270 A.D. and Roman Emperor Claudius II. A temple priest named Valentine was executed for performing secret weddings for Roman soldiers, who were under Claudius II's ban on marriage.

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  3. They're Christian, but Christmas is off limits for several faithsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Deseret News

    Members of several faith communities that identify as Christian say they revere Jesus Christ, but either avoid marking Dec. 25 at all, or massively scale back their observances. Members of at least a half-dozen faith communities that identify as Christian say they revere Jesus Christ, but either avoid marking Dec. 25 at all or greatly scale back their observances.

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  4. Seventh-day Adventists to decide in 2015 on womena s ordinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Deseret News

    Next year's debate will come nearly 100 years after the death of Adventist matriarch Ellen White and could settle decades of disagreement over whether women should be allowed to be ordained in the 18 million member church she co-founded. SILVER SPRING, Md.

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