In the United States, religious congregations have been graying for decades, and young adults are now far less likely than their elders to identify with a religion or engage in a variety of religious practices. But this is not solely an American phenomenon.
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“We found that today’s dads spend more time, provide more care and are more loving toward their kids than ever before,” said Kevin Shafer, BYU sociology professor and a co-author of the study. “Most dads see themselves as playing an equally important role in helping their children as mothers do. At the same time, however, there is a group of dads who believe they are to be breadwinners, disciplinarians and nothing more.”
Yeah Samake's first run for President of Mali in 2012, came to a surprising end when a military coup d’état toppled the Malian government just 40 days before the presidential election was to be held in April. Undeterred, Yeah put on a bulletproof vest, walked straight into the middle of the conflict and asked the military leaders to give their country back to the people. Now, six years later, another election approaches and his name will be on the ballot.
More than 100 Mormon Helping Hands volunteers have gathered at a collection center with other organizations to help distribute food and other supplies to displaced residents. Thousands of people are staying in shelters, which includes the Las Palmas meetinghouse where nearly 100 people from the community are being temporarily housed.
Of all the key dates in history, few are as important as June 6, 1944. It was on that day, in terrible weather, that the Allied Forces launched, the long-awaited invasion of Europe, Operation Overlord, to defeat Nazi Germany and the Axis Powers. It was the largest military operation in history, fraught with peril, and with real danger that our troops would be thrust back into the English Channel in defeat.
The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, views on God, and opinions about religion’s role in society. See the results of a recent PEW study on this group.
Sitting in the White House Saturday night next to President Donald Trump after a long day of travel, Josh Holt was "overwhelmed with gratitude" for the efforts of all the people that brought him home to U.S. soil.