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In the shadow of St. Peter's, a Mormon temple rises
In the shadow of St. Peter's, a Mormon temple rises

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

ROME - In a tiny chapel a few miles from the Vatican, 40 young men and women have put on their best clothes and gathered to worship Jesus. In the...

Chaldeans in US: Why aren’t more Christians speaking out against deportations to Iraq?
Chaldeans in US: Why aren’t more Christians speaking out against deportations to Iraq?

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

(RNS) Some Chaldeans and their supporters are wondering why more Christian Americans — their co-religionists — are not speaking out against the...

British Christians wonder if there is room for them in politics
British Christians wonder if there is room for them in politics

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

LONDON (RNS) Concern is growing among British Christians about their place in the country’s public life after Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal...

Fugitive polygamous sect leader arrested in South Dakota
Fugitive polygamous sect leader arrested in South Dakota

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

(Reuters) Authorities have arrested Lyle Jeffs, a fugitive leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sect, who...

Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons
Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Several progressive Catholic groups are launching an initiative aimed at giving lay Catholics and clergy across the U.S. a direct say...

Does Judaism = liberalism?
Does Judaism = liberalism?

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Excuse me — but are Jews chopped liver? That was my reaction to the recent New York Times article about how ministers are becoming increasingly...

Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting
Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (RNS) Political and religious leaders offered prayers for Rep. Steve Scalise and four others who were injured in a shooting during a GOP...

Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech
Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

When you've run through the prepared program for your 40th anniversary party - the prayers, music, video retrospective, special acknowledgments and...

Supreme Court rules churches eligible for certain public funds
Supreme Court rules churches eligible for certain public funds

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — The   Supreme Court  ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new...

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church
Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is...

With first solo CD in 9 years, CeCe Winans keeps singing - and pastoring
With first solo CD in 9 years, CeCe Winans keeps singing - and pastoring

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

CeCe Winans, one of the more celebrated female gospel artists, is back on tour after releasing her first solo CD in almost a decade. Her album, "Let...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 25, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Performances, retreats, classes and other religious events in and around Colorado Sprigs for the week beginning June 25, 2017.

Colorado Springs churches form coalition to safeguard immigrants facing deportation
Colorado Springs churches form coalition to safeguard immigrants facing deportation

By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The cause is more urgent than ever, a coalition of four Colorado Springs churches said in announcing Monday it would offer sanctuary to immigrants who...

Authorities: Colorado pastor missing after search for hidden treasure
Authorities: Colorado pastor missing after search for hidden treasure

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Authorities say a pastor from Grand Junction who has been reported missing in New Mexico was searching for a famous hidden...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 18, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY-JULY 1 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Presented by Village Arts of Colorado Springs, 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m....

Vice President Pence coming to Colorado Springs to help Focus on Family celebrate 40th anniversary
Vice President Pence coming to Colorado Springs to help Focus on Family celebrate 40th anniversary

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence will speak at Focus on the Family's 40th anniversary celebration June 23, but concerns about security and capacity have...

Anti-Israel sticker at Colorado Springs synagogue a possible hate crime
Anti-Israel sticker at Colorado Springs synagogue a possible hate crime

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after two men stuck an anti-Israel message on the door of a Jewish synagogue in north Colorado Springs...

Refugees in Colorado Springs gather to celebrate safety, work and freeedom
Refugees in Colorado Springs gather to celebrate safety, work and freeedom

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Jun 11, 2017

For Iraqi Nazeeh Rashid, it's the basics - safety, work - that make America better than his native country. "My kids in my country would be scared,"...

Mormon church to ask its missionaries: How safe do you feel?
Mormon church to ask its missionaries: How safe do you feel?

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 11, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY - They wear bike helmets and seat belts. They travel in pairs and follow a strict routine, going to bed by 10:30 p.m. They spray their...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 11, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 11, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 11, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY Jazz in the Garden - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's...

Remains of former slave eyed for sainthood moved to Denver church
Remains of former slave eyed for sainthood moved to Denver church

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

DENVER — In a step toward possible sainthood, the remains of a former slave have been moved to a Catholic cathedral in Denver, where people lined up...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 8
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 8

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS - Colorado Springs - City...

A giant ark is just the start: These creationists have a bigger plan for recruiting new believers
A giant ark is just the start: These creationists have a bigger plan for recruiting new believers

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. - Ken Ham built an ark, a Noah-sized ark, in the verdant, landlocked hills of the American heartland. The founder of Answers in...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 4, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 4, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art THROUGH MONDAY "Come to the Table" Exhibit - St. George's Anglican Church, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; 634-3364,...

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