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    How isolated minorities preserve religious identity amid dominant secular societies

    Ethnic minorities, religious refugees and other groups segregated by a dominant society have developed and implemented strategies and tactics intended to protect their national...

    How Russian Old Believers keep the faith in modern Alaska

    Profoundly religious, the Russian people were shaken to their core by the Russian Orthodox Church liturgical reforms introduced by Patriarch Nikon (1666–1667) who, under...

    Alaskans to gather at State Capitol steps for National Day of Prayer

    Alaskans will mark the 70th annual National Day of Prayer with a May 6 gathering on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol in...

    He is Risen!

    The world pauses today as nearly 2.4 billion Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. It is the high point of the church year, marking...

    Alaskans to march through Anchorage in honor of Christ’s Good Friday Passion

    In honor of Christ’s journey to the cross of Calvary, a group of Alaskans are planning to process through Anchorage, carrying a large wooden...

    TODAY: Town hall will address effort to inject critical race theory across Anchorage schools

    The Anchorage School District will hold the second of two online townhall meetings on March 30 to address its plan to inject critical race...

    Churches unite to evangelize secular Alaska

    Revive Alaska Outreach is the hub for Christians desiring to revive the spiritual and moral life of Alaska. It is a multi-church partnership where...

    Will the light of Christmas crack Anchorage’s COVID lockdown?

    When it comes to bringing humanity together for worship, celebration, parties, feasting and shopping, nothing compares to Christmas. It is the absolute antithesis to emergency...

    2020 exposed a festering disease in America

    This past winter the world began to change before our very eyes as the specter of an unknown global pandemic struck fear into the...

    Amid COVID closures, Anchorage church forges ahead with ‘Christmas Spectacular’

    One of the most prominent churches in Anchorage is going big this holiday season with its annual community Christmas celebration. Dec. 11-13, Anchorage Baptist Temple...

    U.S. Supreme Court ruling will protect Alaska churches from unconstitutional mandates

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Nov. 25, heralds the dawn of a new era - the return of the rule of law. Roman Catholic...

    Anchorage residents gathering to pray for city outside Loussac Library

    Today, Nov. 20, at 4:30 p.m., a group of Anchorage residents will gather at the Loussac Library, home of the Anchorage Assembly Chambers, to...

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote” for political...

    Deceptive Catholic voter guide misleads Alaskans on abortion

    Catholics, who comprise the largest religious group in Alaska, received a misleading voter guide this month, which claims to help roughly 31,000 Alaska Catholics...

    Anchorage pastors issue call to reject racism because all are ‘created in God’s image’

    Editor’s note: A group of 21 Anchorage pastors issued a joint letter introducing a new initiative that aims to combat racism by building relationships...

    Newly installed Alaska archbishop denounces divisions in church

    Pope Francis’ personal ambassador to the United States was in Anchorage on Sept. 17 for the installation of Archbishop Andrew Bellisario as the first...

    Ketchikan mayor defends religious liberty, vows to veto gender identity ordinance

    After an emotional and somewhat philosophical discussion about gender identity, religious freedom and discrimination, the Ketchikan Borough Assembly voted 6-1 in favor of a...

    Another church refuses to follow Anchorage mayor’s restriction on group size

    Yet another prominent Anchorage church has chosen to remain open for communal worship in the face of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s latest emergency order limiting...

    Republicans far more likely to attend church during COVID

    The more conservative one’s political views, the more comfortable they are with attending religious services over the past few months. Republicans and Democrats hold vastly...

    Prominent Alaska church defies mayor’s order restricting religious services

    Anchorage Baptist Temple is standing up to Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s latest emergency order that bans churches from having more than 15 people in...

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