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How San Francisco’s Summer of Love sparked today’s religious movements
How San Francisco’s Summer of Love sparked today’s religious movements

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SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — Over the past few months, the Bay Area has been waxing nostalgic over the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love,” the 1967...

Opposition to metal detectors sets off chaotic Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City
Opposition to metal detectors sets off chaotic Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City

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JERUSALEM (RNS) — Tens of thousands of Muslims heeded calls from their religious leaders to avoid prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in protest of new...

How religious progressives can be more effective
How religious progressives can be more effective

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (RNS) — Religious progressives made their displeasure with the Senate Republicans’ health care bill clear. From the Presbyterian...

A pastor renders unto Caesar
A pastor renders unto Caesar

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The following memo came into my hands the other day. — MS To: Pastoral Team From: Bob Re: White House Visit Hi, guys. I want to bring you up to date on...

Does it matter to me that McCain and I now share a diagnosis? Maybe.
Does it matter to me that McCain and I now share a diagnosis? Maybe.

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

(RNS) — Likely you’ve seen the news. The medical information released about Sen. John McCain first described a nonspecific eye problem, then a...

A Buddhist prayer festival fills a remote Tibetan village with color
A Buddhist prayer festival fills a remote Tibetan village with color

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

(RNS) — By a remote Buddhist nunnery that is home to 500 nuns and 100 monks sits the tiny Tibetan village of Ser Geyrgo. Every year, between the sixth...

Good works of churches often go unnoticed
Good works of churches often go unnoticed

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

(RNS) — At least half of Americans realize that churches feed and clothe the poor but far fewer are aware of other social services that congregations...

First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years
First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

The First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs will celebrate its 125th anniversary this Sunday at its prominent Old North End campus, 1500 N. Cascade...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 23, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Music, speakers, retreats and other faith-based events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 23, 2017.

Annual 5k builds community between congregations in Colorado Springs, Rwanda
Annual 5k builds community between congregations in Colorado Springs, Rwanda

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Steve Flannery remembers the little boy sucking on a tube of toothpaste. He remembers how the dispensary director thought hand sanitizer was something...

Colorado Springs police nab white supremacist suspect wanted in California
Colorado Springs police nab white supremacist suspect wanted in California

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

A 34-year-old white supremacist was arrested Friday on suspicion of putting an anti-Israel sticker on the door of a Colorado Springs synagogue in June,...

One and done: Colorado Springs Teen Court helps first-time offenders
One and done: Colorado Springs Teen Court helps first-time offenders

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 16, 2017

Spending time at the mall was routine for 15-year-old Bella, but this day was different. "My friend and I were hanging out like we always did," she...

Historic Ponderosa Lodge in Black Forest has been restored
Historic Ponderosa Lodge in Black Forest has been restored

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jul 16, 2017

If you've played a slot machine or a game of poker in Cripple Creek lately, you've helped restore a magnificent 1928 lodge in Black Forest to its...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 16, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 16, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jul 15, 2017

A look at religious music, art and stage events in the Colorado Springs-area starting Sunday, July 16.

Appeals court: Board's prayer practice is unconstitutional 
Appeals court: Board's prayer practice is unconstitutional 

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court says a North Carolina county commission's practice of opening meetings with Christian prayers and inviting...

Newsboys to headline Big Church Night Out Tour coming to Colorado Springs
Newsboys to headline Big Church Night Out Tour coming to Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Grammy-nominated Christian rock band Newsboys will stop by The Broadmoor World Arena on Oct. 5. The group will headline the Big Church Night Out Tour...

First U.S. priest to be named a martyr by Roman Catholic Church had roots on the farm
First U.S. priest to be named a martyr by Roman Catholic Church had roots on the farm

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 7, 2017

OKARCHE, Okla. - The teen couldn't wait to tell his family and friends about the revelation that came to him as he was driving a tractor one afternoon...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 9, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 9, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jul 7, 2017

Concerts, performances, retreats and other religion-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 9, 2017.

Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts
Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 6, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi religious artifacts smuggled from...

Americans united when it comes to saying grace
Americans united when it comes to saying grace

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 2, 2017

OMRO, Wis. - One by one, the Weiss family rounded up the nine grandchildren, who had been running circles around the barns. They gathered under a...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 2, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 2, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 2, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY One Voice Mission - Patriot Concert - Musicians include Greg Buchanan, Jerry Nelson, The Burchfield...

GOP bill would let churches endorse political candidates
GOP bill would let churches endorse political candidates

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

WASHINGTON — Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law...

Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech
Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

When you've run through the prepared program for your 40th anniversary party - the prayers, music, video retrospective, special acknowledgments and...

Supreme Court rules churches eligible for certain public funds
Supreme Court rules churches eligible for certain public funds

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — The   Supreme Court  ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new...

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church
Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is...

With first solo CD in 9 years, CeCe Winans keeps singing - and pastoring
With first solo CD in 9 years, CeCe Winans keeps singing - and pastoring

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

CeCe Winans, one of the more celebrated female gospel artists, is back on tour after releasing her first solo CD in almost a decade. Her album, "Let...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Performances, retreats, classes and other religious events in and around Colorado Sprigs for the week beginning June 25, 2017.

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