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March 6, 2013
Cardinal Daniel Nicholas DiNardo, left, and Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, right, arrive Wednesday for a meetin at the Vatican. Cardinals from around the world have gathered inside the Vatican for a round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope, amid scandals inside and out of the Vatican and the continued reverberations of Benedict XVI's decision to retire. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Americans nix conclave briefing; concern of leaks
March 6, 2013 - 9:50am
December 13, 2012
Christian music artist Andrea Olson of Spicer, Minn., poses with her husband, Gabriel, and 21-month-old daughter Sophia.
Spicer, Minn., artist records first worship album out of Nashville
December 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI pushes a button on a tablet at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, brought to him at the end of his general audience. It read: "Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.". (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope hits 1M mark as he tweets: 'Dear Friends... '
December 12, 2012 - 6:58am
November 30, 2012
Sweet Conclusions blog: The meaning of Advent
November 30, 2012 - 8:49am
November 16, 2012
Jeff Schmitz blogs about faith at
No Time To Be Cool blog: World needs more godly men
November 16, 2012 - 8:41am
October 18, 2012
The Casa de Misericordia Church in Willmar will purchase the former Lincoln Elementary School building, located at 511 Julii St. S.E. The building was on the market for about two years and never had an offer until the school board discussed demo. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Buyer found for former Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 6, 2012
Discussion on marriage amendment is scheduled at Montevideo, Minn., church
October 6, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2012
Letter: What Christians believe
September 11, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Jeff Schmitz blogs about faith at
No Time to Be Cool blog: Being active in faith
August 29, 2012 - 8:49am
August 20, 2012
Ismy Mohamed, 8, left, and Paige Akerson, 7, play Sunday on the giant inflatable slide, set up at the Northside Park in Willmar as part of an Eid celebration. Eid al-Fitr is the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Eid celebration in Willmar, Minn.
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Ramadan a time for reflection, prayer for Muslims
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
Travis Hanson, a Target team leader, stocks shelves Monday at the store on First Street South in Willmar. Local stores are expecting increased sales this weekend as the city will practically double in size when thousands arrive mid-week for Sonshine, the annual Christian music festival held on the Civic Center grounds. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Economic impact of Willmar, Minn., Sonshine festival could be up to $4M
July 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Dennis Johnson, one of the members of the cemetery association, stands inside Frank Lake Covenant Church. The 112-year-old church, top, has been purchased by Kathy Weckwerth, executive director of Best Life Ministries. The church will serve as the home base for Weckwerth's Best Life Ministry. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
A new life, a new ministry for Frank Lake Covenant Church in Swift County, Minn.
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Religious leaders take to the stage during Willmar, Minn., mayor's annual Prayer Breakfast
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Former auto dealership could become church in Granite Falls, Minn.
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am