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As major cities crack down on panhandling, people of faith wrestle with their consciences
As major cities crack down on panhandling, people of faith wrestle with their consciences

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OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Driving to his downtown clothing business, Hans Herman Thun finds it impossible to ignore the beggars. They catch his attention with...

The travel ban has been particularly harsh on Shiite Muslims
The travel ban has been particularly harsh on Shiite Muslims

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NEW YORK (RNS) I felt utterly helpless. My student was sobbing and saying he wouldn’t be there for his relative’s final moments. His family was in Iran,...

What makes killing Christians appealing?
What makes killing Christians appealing?

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(RNS) I was born in Egypt, and my heart is broken by this latest massacre of Coptic Christians who were headed to a monastery in the southern Minya...

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt
Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in central Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 24,...

Why Trump’s travel ban deserved another thumping
Why Trump’s travel ban deserved another thumping

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In upholding a lower court’s injunction, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals used some of the strongest judicial language yet against President Trump’s...

Eyeing Catholic demographics, and maybe his successor, Pope Francis shakes up his cardinals
Eyeing Catholic demographics, and maybe his successor, Pope Francis shakes up his cardinals

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Throughout his papacy, Pope Francis has been appointing cardinals from far-flung parts of the world — choosing men who appear to be...

Manchester’s Muslims fear backlash after concert attack
Manchester’s Muslims fear backlash after concert attack

By: - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

(RNS) In the wake of the terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week, Muslims along with the rest of the diverse British city...

Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'
Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

VATICAN CITY — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday,...

Muslim ministry seeks to replace fear with faith, love
Muslim ministry seeks to replace fear with faith, love

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

Many Americans have negative feelings about Muslims, but Springs resident Paul Filidis promotes a warmer response. "Prayer expands our ability to...

Reaching the unreached: Colorado Springs ministries promote world missions
Reaching the unreached: Colorado Springs ministries promote world missions

By: - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

Jesus commanded his followers to "go and make disciples of all nations." This "Great Commission" has inspired 20 centuries of global missionary...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 21, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 19, 2017

Conferences, retreats, performances and other religion-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning May 21, 2017.

Manitou Springs Catholic church receives preservation award
Manitou Springs Catholic church receives preservation award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, May 18, 2017

Parishioners of a Catholic church in Manitou Springs that was targeted for closure due to dwindling attendance and revenues - partly blamed on traffic...

At a small, historic Colorado Springs church, a light still shines
At a small, historic Colorado Springs church, a light still shines

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, May 14, 2017

Karen Hess looks out to her congregation, larger on this Sunday than it normally is, with almost 20 people in the pews of Chadbourn Community Church....

Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions
Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

By: - 0 Sat, May 13, 2017

FATIMA, Portugal — Pope Francis added two Portuguese shepherd children to the roster of Catholic saints Saturday, honoring young siblings whose...

A Museum of the Bible meant to appeal to all religions
A Museum of the Bible meant to appeal to all religions

By: - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

With a subject sacred and central to diverse faiths, the Museum of the Bible aims to appeal to religions of all kinds, and to those who don't believe...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 14, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 14, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

Speakers, performances and other religious events for the week beginning May 14, 2017.

Rollins bringing fiery philosophy to Colorado Springs
Rollins bringing fiery philosophy to Colorado Springs

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

Peter Rollins is fascinated by fire. His past is filled with flames. So is his theology. "Fire can be destructive but also can clear a way for new...

Four nuns form a band, and yes, it's called Force of Habit
Four nuns form a band, and yes, it's called Force of Habit

By: - 0 Fri, May 5, 2017

WASHINGTON - One Saturday afternoon last month, a band gathered to jam at the Dominican House of Studies, not far from the Catholic University of...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 7, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 7, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, May 5, 2017

Speakers, performances and other religious-themed events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning May 7, 2017.

Colorado pastors at Rose Garden signing of religious order elated, others less so
Colorado pastors at Rose Garden signing of religious order elated, others less so

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, May 5, 2017

President Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty Thursday, the National Day of Prayer, which he said would make it easier for churches to...

National Day of Prayer more important than ever, Pikes Peak region supporters say
National Day of Prayer more important than ever, Pikes Peak region supporters say

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, May 3, 2017

With threats of a nuclear war with North Korea, ongoing political division, cultural tensions and challenges to constitutional rights, it’s time to...

Colorado Springs churches throw open doors to performing arts groups
Colorado Springs churches throw open doors to performing arts groups

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Apr 30, 2017

It's a case of the chicken or the egg: Which came first? The performing arts group or the stage on which it performs? And would there be one without...

Community prayer breakfast set for Thursday in Colorado Springs
Community prayer breakfast set for Thursday in Colorado Springs

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Pikes Peak Southern Christian Leadership Conference will mark National Day of Prayer with a community prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday at Hotel...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Performances and other religious events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 30, 2017.

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