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A new kind of sacred space on campus
A new kind of sacred space on campus

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

(RNS) Despite a well-documented drop in enthusiasm for organized religion among young people, many are still looking for avenues to spirituality that...

No other artist mixed religion and sex like Prince
No other artist mixed religion and sex like Prince

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

(RNS) When Prince died a year ago, he was called a game changer, an iconoclast, an innovator and a sex god by critics, fellow musicians, friends and...

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump has another opportunity to speak up
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump has another opportunity to speak up

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

(RNS) I have a Jewish friend. She’s great, smart, and it’s fun to swap stories with her about our kids and the challenges they pose. Having a Jewish...

America is abandoning independent Christians in China
America is abandoning independent Christians in China

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

(RNS) When Xi Jinping and Donald Trump had their first face-to-face meeting earlier this month in Mar-a-Lago, the plight of Christians in China could...

Why did Aaron Hernandez write ‘John 3:16’ on his forehead before killing himself?
Why did Aaron Hernandez write ‘John 3:16’ on his forehead before killing himself?

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

(RNS) It wasn’t a suicide note that former NFL star Aaron Hernandez left in his prison cell when he reportedly hanged himself. Instead, the...

Russian court bans ‘extremist’ Jehovah’s Witnesses
Russian court bans ‘extremist’ Jehovah’s Witnesses

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

(USA Today) Russia’s Supreme Court formally banned Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist organization and ordered the state to seize its property in...

To avoid government meddling, the state should not fund churches
To avoid government meddling, the state should not fund churches

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

(RNS) After a year of anticipation, the Supreme Court heard oral argument this week in a case involving religious liberty, federalism and original...

Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs marks 25 years
Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs marks 25 years

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 15 hr ago

Temple Beit Torah marks a quarter century as the Reform Jewish Congregation in Colorado Springs with a 25th anniversary celebration Saturday at...

Overheard conversation, and divine grace, guide Colorado Springs woman's path
Overheard conversation, and divine grace, guide Colorado Springs woman's path

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Former Texas police officer and Air Force veteran Yvette Trevino sees the hand of God in all things, guiding her life in subtle, and sometimes...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Religious events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 23, 2017.

Early Easter service in Colorado Springs likens sunrise to resurrection
Early Easter service in Colorado Springs likens sunrise to resurrection

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

As the sun rose behind him, Matt Holtzman drew a parallel to the dawn and the resurrection of Jesus in his sermon during an early morning Easter Sunday...

The Country Life: At youth ranch east of Colorado Springs, a love of horses, a love of God
The Country Life: At youth ranch east of Colorado Springs, a love of horses, a love of God

By: Bill Radford - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

There is a beauty in horses, Susan Kamlan says, that she always has loved. But she didn't have any real experience with horses until age 11. Her...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Faith-themed performances and events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 16, 2017.

Challenge and uplift combine in Chabad Lubavitch's Passover observance in Colorado Springs
Challenge and uplift combine in Chabad Lubavitch's Passover observance in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Apr 11, 2017

An early-October fire forced a Colorado Springs Orthodox Jewish community to meet in homes and hotels for months - but their new center was ready just...

Colorado Springs church focuses on symbols of peace on Palm Sunday
Colorado Springs church focuses on symbols of peace on Palm Sunday

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

When the children saw Munchkin the donkey for the first time inside the First Congregational Church, they were excited just at the thought of being...

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

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY Showing of "Joan of Arc" 1928 Silent Film Classic - 2-4:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 846 E. Pikes Peak...

Woodland Park couple creators of spiritual musical 'God With Us' at Pikes Peak Center
Woodland Park couple creators of spiritual musical 'God With Us' at Pikes Peak Center

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

No matter how far away one strays from God, there is always a way back. That's the message Robert and Elizabeth Muren hope people take away from...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Religious events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 2, 2017.

Former Army medic arrested in vandalism at Colorado mosque
Former Army medic arrested in vandalism at Colorado mosque

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

FORT COLLINS — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as...

Focus on the Family history: It started in California with James Dobson
Focus on the Family history: It started in California with James Dobson

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Focus on the Family was the largest of dozens of evangelical para-church organizations that relocated to Colorado Springs between 1988 and 1993....

Focus on the Family turns 40, with Jim Daly saying the good word is
Focus on the Family turns 40, with Jim Daly saying the good word is "Shalom"

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Forty years ago today, a new organization named Focus on the Family aired its debut radio broadcast. In time, radio became the cornerstone of an...

Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosque
Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosque

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

FORT COLLINS — A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort...

Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen coming to Colorado for
Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen coming to Colorado for "A Night of Hope"

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Joel and Victoria Osteen, pastors of the largest megachurch in America, will hold "A Night of Hope," an evening of praise and worship, on July 14 at...

Falcon-area Catholics begin turning a barn into a church
Falcon-area Catholics begin turning a barn into a church

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

FALCON - Reasoning that what was good enough for Jesus, is good enough for them, parishioners of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Falcon broke ground...

Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures
Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

JERUSALEM Naomi Miller's living room was ready for company. Her long table was set for lunch and her dining room chairs - the only other furniture...

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