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Campaign seeks to block mosque construction near Pisa’s tower
Campaign seeks to block mosque construction near Pisa’s tower

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PISA, Italy (RNS) A campaign to block construction of a new mosque near the Leaning Tower of Pisa imperils Italy’s commitment to religious freedom, warn...

Top of the church shopper’s list: Strong preaching
Top of the church shopper’s list: Strong preaching

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(RNS) Top-notch preaching most attracts people looking for a new place to pray. That’s the conclusion of a new Pew Research Center study, released...

Turkey seeks U.S.-based cleric’s extradition but not for coup, says State Dept.
Turkey seeks U.S.-based cleric’s extradition but not for coup, says State Dept.

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department said Turkey has formally requested the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen but not on issues...

How Donald Trump divided and conquered the religious right
How Donald Trump divided and conquered the religious right

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(RNS) It’s time for me to sit down for a nice meal of crow. A year ago, I wrote a commentary here at RNS that tried to explain why Donald Trump had...

Why we can’t ban anti-Semites from the US
Why we can’t ban anti-Semites from the US

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Donald Trump has said that he wants to ban anti-Semites, among others with disagreeable ideologies, from entrance into the United States. It’s not a new...

BYU (almost) clarifies its policy on Mormon students who leave the faith, while claiming (sort of) it was already their own idea
BYU (almost) clarifies its policy on Mormon students who leave the faith, while claiming (sort of) it was already their own idea

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Hey, it’s progress! Maybe. Readers of this blog may remember previous posts on the plight of LDS students at BYU in Provo who lose their faith while...

On LGBT equality, middle ground is disappearing
On LGBT equality, middle ground is disappearing

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(RNS) Middle ground is disappearing on the question of whether LGBT persons should be treated as full equals, without any discrimination in society —...

Church For All Nations hosts 'Breaking the Silence' conference
Church For All Nations hosts 'Breaking the Silence' conference

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Conservative Christians are facing foundational challenges, underscored by a divisive presidential election, but modern politics and the pulpit...

Catholic faith anchors one of Olympics' top performers
Catholic faith anchors one of Olympics' top performers

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Katie Ledecky has no obvious physiological advantages as a swimmer.

At 6 foot, the two-time Olympian is not extraordinarily tall compared with...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 21, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 21, 2016

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Parish House Baroque - 3-4:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte...

Noah's Ark mosaic uncovered in ancient Galilee synagogue

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JERUSALEM - Exquisite mosaics depicting biblical scenes - one of Noah's Ark, the other the parting of the Red Sea - were uncovered this summer by...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 14, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 14, 2016

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Summer Concerts - With Woodshed Red, 6-7:30 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church,...

An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid's elementary school
An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid's elementary school

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SALEM, Mass. - It's a hot summer night, and leaders of the Satanic Temple have gathered in the crimson-walled living room of a Victorian manse in...

Ramsey Letter from Rio: Cheering for Christ the Redeemer when he emerges from the clouds
Ramsey Letter from Rio: Cheering for Christ the Redeemer when he emerges from the clouds

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Aug 8, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Christ the Redeemer statue is the symbol of Rio. It defines the city the same way the Golden Gate Bridge defines San Francisco...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 7, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 7, 2016

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WEDNESDAY

Summer Concerts- With Velvet Hills Chorus, 6-7:30 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community...

Colorado Springs church to give school supplies to hundreds of children
Colorado Springs church to give school supplies to hundreds of children

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Aug 3, 2016

A local church will give away $10,000 worth of free school supplies to hundreds of local elementary school children at a "Back to School Bash" on...

Living legends: Gaither, Talbot to bring musical messages to Colorado Springs
Living legends: Gaither, Talbot to bring musical messages to Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 31, 2016

They started writing and singing as teens. Decades later, Bill Gaither and John Michael Talbot are award-winning Christian music legends. Both are...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 31, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 31, 2016

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WEDNESDAY

Summer Concerts- With The Mitguards, 6-7:30 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.;...

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