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Founder of nation’s largest Christian music festival charged with child molestation
Founder of nation’s largest Christian music festival charged with child molestation

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

(RNS) — The founder of Creation Festival — the nation’s largest Christian music festival — has been “indefinitely suspended” from the ministry and his...

Angry protests across Muslim world over Trump decision on Jerusalem
Angry protests across Muslim world over Trump decision on Jerusalem

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or...

After a century, the largest Catholic church in North America is complete
After a century, the largest Catholic church in North America is complete

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (RNS) — The largest Catholic church in North America is now complete. After 100 years of construction, thousands of worshippers Friday (Dec....

Evangelical Alabamans: Don’t vote for Moore, even if his Christian presuppositions are correct
Evangelical Alabamans: Don’t vote for Moore, even if his Christian presuppositions are correct

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

(RNS) — My great-uncle was Cornelius van Til. Uncle “Kees” (pronounced “Case”) was the Dutch-born Reformed Christian who originated presuppositional...

Trump is losing (some) white evangelicals
Trump is losing (some) white evangelicals

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

The big religion story of Donald Trump’s presidency has been the support he has received from white evangelicals. It took some doing on his part,...

Pope Francis calls for change to English translation of the Lord's Prayer
Pope Francis calls for change to English translation of the Lord's Prayer

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

ROME — It has been a question of theological debate and liturgical interpretation for years, and now Pope Francis has joined the discussion: Does the...

In Alabama Senate race, African-American Christians may hold the key
In Alabama Senate race, African-American Christians may hold the key

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — For much of the rest of the country, Alabama’s Senate race hinges on whether voters will elect an accused predator of young...

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world
Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

JERUSALEM — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning...

Christmas tradition of Las Posadas brings cultures together in Colorado Springs celebration
Christmas tradition of Las Posadas brings cultures together in Colorado Springs celebration

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Lo siento. No hay espacio en esta posada. "I'm sorry. There's no room at this inn." You may hear those words of biblical significance during Las...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 10, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 10, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY "The Heart of Christmas" - 4 p.m., Charis Bible College, 800 Gospel Truth Way, Woodland Park, $15-$25; heartofchristmas.org....

It's 'A Colorado Christmas' at Colorado Springs church
It's 'A Colorado Christmas' at Colorado Springs church

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Vista Grande Baptist Church is gearing up for an encore presentation of "A Colorado Christmas" for its Christmas Dessert Theater. The musical drama -...

Husband and wife hymn writers to perform 'SING! An Irish Christmas' at The Broadmoor
Husband and wife hymn writers to perform 'SING! An Irish Christmas' at The Broadmoor

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Hymn writers and performers Keith and Kristyn Getty will stop in Colorado Springs on Wednesday and Thursday to perform "Sing! An Irish Christmas" at...

Charles Limbrick, freed from life sentence for killing mother as teen, identified as fatal crash victim
Charles Limbrick, freed from life sentence for killing mother as teen, identified as fatal crash victim

By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Charles Limbrick, who was sentenced to life in prison as a 15-year-old for killing his mother before being freed about six years ago, has been...

RELIGION CALENDAR
RELIGION CALENDAR

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY Service of Lessons and Carols - 5-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave.; fumc-cs.org. "The Madrigal" -...

'Smack them with a hymnal': Authorities train church leaders to respond if tragedy strikes
'Smack them with a hymnal': Authorities train church leaders to respond if tragedy strikes

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

WESTMINSTER, Md. - A Maryland sheriff reached out to a few churches to gauge interest in a training session on how to react if a mass gunman entered...

Beer & Hymns in Colorado Springs offers church music without church
Beer & Hymns in Colorado Springs offers church music without church

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

More than 100 people are crammed into a downtown restaurant. drinks in hand, waiting for the music to begin. The host announces the first song, then...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY Pikes Peak Ringers' Holiday Concert - 3 p.m., Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; pikespeakringers.com....

El Paso County minister arrested, accused of impregnating 14-year-old
El Paso County minister arrested, accused of impregnating 14-year-old

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

An El Paso County minister arrested on suspicion of multiple counts of sexual assault on a child is accused of impregnating a 14-year-old girl, arrest...

A pastor hopes his brewpub will be a religious experience for some

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

When you have a drink at Steeple Brewing Co. in Hastings, Neb., you'll not only have a good beer, but also may have a religious experience. That's...

Colorado Springs minister arrested in sex assaults on children
Colorado Springs minister arrested in sex assaults on children

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

A minister associated with several churches which meet regularly at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs was arrested Wednesday on...

Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now
Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Speaking from a stage encircled by 12 large crosses, Gabriel Camargo held up wads of fake Brazilian money, showing his flock what...

Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair
Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 17, 2017

An animated fable about the first Christmas, "The Star," reimagines the Nativity from the perspective of an animal - actually, a menagerie of comical...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 19, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 19, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Retreats, classes and other religious-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

The new Bible museum tells a clear, powerful story; it could change the museum business
The new Bible museum tells a clear, powerful story; it could change the museum business

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

WASHINGTON - When the Museum of the Bible opens this weekend, it will set a new standard for how this country's museums fuse entertainment and...

Pope Francis gets a snazzy new Lamborghini — and auctions it off
Pope Francis gets a snazzy new Lamborghini — and auctions it off

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on Wednesday — but he won't be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it. Instead,...

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