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Signs and wonder: How people of different faiths view the total solar eclipse
Signs and wonder: How people of different faiths view the total solar eclipse

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

(RNS) Pope Urban VIII had counter-magic performed and cardinals jailed amid predictions that solar eclipses in 1628 and 1630 spelled doom for his...

The ‘Splainer: Did a solar eclipse darken the skies during Jesus’ crucifixion?
The ‘Splainer: Did a solar eclipse darken the skies during Jesus’ crucifixion?

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The ’Splainer (as in “You’ve got some ’splaining to do”) is an occasional feature in which RNS staff give you everything you need to know about current...

Black clergy call for churches to foster healing in the aftermath of Charlottesville
Black clergy call for churches to foster healing in the aftermath of Charlottesville

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

(RNS) A coalition of African-American clergy is calling on churches to serve as sacred spaces for healing in the aftermath of violence in...

Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts
Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

(USA Today) — Anti-hunger activists are going hungry Monday (Aug. 21), in hopes of preventing deep budget cuts that they say could make millions more go...

I hope they call you on a Mormon mission
I hope they call you on a Mormon mission

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

In January 2013, the week after my mother died, I came down with a high fever. I could feel a deep fatigue starting even before her funeral but managed...

Rev. Al Sharpton’s thousand-minister march gains steam after Charlottesville
Rev. Al Sharpton’s thousand-minister march gains steam after Charlottesville

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

(RNS) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says his thousand-minister march is all the more urgent now than when he began planning it months ago. The...

March for Racial Justice organizers sorry for scheduling it on Yom Kippur
March for Racial Justice organizers sorry for scheduling it on Yom Kippur

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

(RNS) — Organizers of the March for Racial Justice, slated for the National Mall in late September, have apologized for scheduling the event on Yom...

Purifying the house, praying for the sun: Religious tradition has a lot to say about solar eclipses
Purifying the house, praying for the sun: Religious tradition has a lot to say about solar eclipses

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Pradeep Reddy, a pediatrician in Carbondale, Ill., will eagerly await the sight of Monday's solar eclipse, which he expects to be an awe-inspiring...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 20, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Classes, retreats and other religion-themed events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 20, 2017.

Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century
Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

A near-century-old building might lack certain modern amenities: windows that open, air-conditioning, modern communications technology and bones that...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 13, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 13, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Speakers, performances, classes and other religious-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 13, 2017.

Community shows support for Colorado Springs synagogue targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism
Community shows support for Colorado Springs synagogue targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Two days after a swastika and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at a Colorado Springs synagogue, several hundred people gathered Sunday to show...

FBI investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing
FBI investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — FBI investigators are seeking suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque as people were...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 6, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 6, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Music/Stage/Art THROUGH AUG. 31 "How Do You See God?"- Works by 59 artists, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; tinyurl.com/hd4vr52....

Muslim leader talks about Islam's place in Aurora community

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

AURORA — Sitting at his desk at the Colorado Muslim Community Center — with a gym full of children shouting happily during a loud game of soccer right...

Christians more than twice as likely to blame poverty on lack of effort; political identity a factor
Christians more than twice as likely to blame poverty on lack of effort; political identity a factor

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 4, 2017

Which is generally more often to blame if a person is poor: lack of effort on their own part, or difficult circumstances beyond their control? The...

A Christian ministry meets the views of Rocky Mountain National Park
A Christian ministry meets the views of Rocky Mountain National Park

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Jul 30, 2017

ESTES PARK - Conveniently, Longs Peak looms over the meadow behind Bryce Bauman, 19, who is in the middle of a sermon. He climbed the 14,259-foot peak...

Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate Colorado Springs headquarters, TV studio to Woodland Park
Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate Colorado Springs headquarters, TV studio to Woodland Park

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

An anticipated property acquisition will enable Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate its corporate headquarters and television studio from Colorado...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 30, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 30, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Music/Stage/Art THROUGH AUG. 31 "How Do You See God?"- Works by 59 artists, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.;...

Zen priest wraps up cross-country trek even after rare disease diagnosis in Colorado
Zen priest wraps up cross-country trek even after rare disease diagnosis in Colorado

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Melissa McCarthy was frustrated. She was disgruntled about the state of the country's politics and irked by what she saw as people's disregard for the...

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