Pope Francis broadened his warnings over the church’s sex abuse scandals Monday, saying that clerics and others who helped cover up wrongdoing are also guilty in the eyes of the Vatican.
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LOS ANGELES — This summer, Silvana Arevalo put aside her life in San Francisco — a successful career as a chemical engineer, a great salary and lots of friends — and headed to a quiet place outside the city in search of an answer to a question that few women ask these days: Should I become a nun?
SHERMAN — Face painting, a petting zoo and giant slides are just some of the activities that will be available at Faith Church’s annual fall festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
SHERMAN — The Greater Harvest North Church has moved its “Feast of Tabernacles” service to 607 W. Burton St., Sherman while the new church is under construction.
COLBERT, Oklahoma — The Williams Gospel Singers will be performing Oct. 9 at the second Friday gospel singing at The Lighthouse of Colbert. The free singing begins at 7 p.m. The church is located at 346 Somers, one block south of the Colbert Post Office.
YARNABY, Okla. — Yarnaby Assembly of God will host a 2015 homecoming celebration at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with guest singer Kenny Dawson. Lunch will follow.
In Luke 12, Jesus speaks of a very wealthy man. He has so much that he wants to tear down his storage areas and build larger ones. He says to himself that he will eat, drink and be merry, not knowing that he will not live to enjoy his wealth. He died without caring for himself or anyone else. That man should have thought of others rather than only himself. He was a rich fool.
A state commission voted on Sept. 29 to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds, after a state supreme court judge ordered its removal by Oct. 12.
SHERMAN — Harmony Baptist Church will have a musical benefit for the Rev. Thurman Dehorney at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church located at 2111 E. Tuck St., Sherman.
DENISON — The St. Paul Baptist Church, 418 E. Nelson St., Denison, will have a 3 p.m. Sunday program at the church with the theme, “Battle of Seven end time Spirits.”