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FāVS Religion News Roundup: Feb. 1

This Roundup reports a new process in place to replace offensive landmarks in Spokane, Whitworth University's latest preaching program grant, FāVS' partnership with Spokane Jewish Film Festival and what FāVS' leadership is doing in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week.

WA Lawmakers Introduce 2nd Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Child Abuse

After failing a year ago, Washington state lawmakers are trying again this session to pass a bill that would make clergy mandatory reporters of child abuse or neglect. 

Indigenous Eats Receives National Recognition While Educating People about Indigenous Culture

Since its grand opening in 2022, Indigenous Eats has seen a lot of success. One of their most recent achievements is placing fourth on USA Today’s 10 Best New Restaurant Awards.

Spokane Church Vandalized after Displaying Pro-Israel Sign

Plymouth Congregational Church found itself a victim of hate’s crossfire on Wednesday (Jan. 24) when their welcome sign, which read “GOD BLESS ISRAEL,” was vandalized with an expletive followed by “Zionism” in orange spray paint

FāVS Writers to Participate in Jewish Film Festival Panel Feb. 1

Writers from FāVS News will be participating in a panel discussion on Feb. 1 as part of the 20th Annual Spokane Jewish Film Festival.

New Pew Study Debunks Myths about America’s Nonreligious

America’s religiously unaffiliated, or “nones,” are largely defined by what they are not, rather than what they are. So as they’ve multiplied, it’s perhaps unsurprising that they’ve also been shrouded in myths and misconceptions.

FāVS Religion News Roundup: Jan. 25

In this Roundup learn more about the most recent homeless count, North Idaho's outreach to at-risk youth, how the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane plans to heal divides and an early music festival hosted by the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

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