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Thousands of faith leaders ask Congress to protect Johnson Amendment
Thousands of faith leaders ask Congress to protect Johnson Amendment

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WASHINGTON (RNS) — More than 4,000 religious leaders have signed a letter urging Congress to maintain the Johnson Amendment, a law barring pulpit...

Q&A: The abortion foe in Congress who made the Affordable Care Act possible
Q&A: The abortion foe in Congress who made the Affordable Care Act possible

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RNS) — Former U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak helped lead the fight to pass the Affordable Care Act back in 2009. RNS readers may recall the Michigan Democrat’s...

After the Hobby Lobby scandal, a spotlight on antiquities sales in Israel
After the Hobby Lobby scandal, a spotlight on antiquities sales in Israel

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JERUSALEM (RNS) – The arrest of five antiquities dealers who allegedly helped Hobby Lobby purchase illegally obtained ancient artifacts has shone a...

Rex Tillerson: Protecting targets of ISIS’ ‘genocide’ a religious freedom priority
Rex Tillerson: Protecting targets of ISIS’ ‘genocide’ a religious freedom priority

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WASHINGTON (RNS) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson underlined the nation’s commitment to protecting religious and ethnic groups targeted by the...

A Q&A with Hillary Clinton’s pastor: Bill Shillady on ministering to the candidate, life after loss
A Q&A with Hillary Clinton’s pastor: Bill Shillady on ministering to the candidate, life after loss

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

(RNS) — In his new book “Strong for a Moment Like This,” the Rev. Bill Shillady shares the daily devotionals he emailed to his friend Hillary Clinton...

The next bishop of Raleigh is from Latin America — like many in his flock
The next bishop of Raleigh is from Latin America — like many in his flock

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — In two weeks, Luis Rafael Zarama will be installed as bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh, at which point he will have notched two...

Now that I have brain cancer, I’m ready to offer moral advice
Now that I have brain cancer, I’m ready to offer moral advice

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

(RNS) — My path to the Egress is as uncertain as I can imagine, but my goal has gotten more focused on sharing some small positive effects while I’m...

Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century
Renovations to carry Sacred Heart Church in Old Colorado City through next century

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

A near-century-old building might lack certain modern amenities: windows that open, air-conditioning, modern communications technology and bones that...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 13, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 13, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Speakers, performances, classes and other religious-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 13, 2017.

Community shows support for Colorado Springs synagogue targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism
Community shows support for Colorado Springs synagogue targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Two days after a swastika and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at a Colorado Springs synagogue, several hundred people gathered Sunday to show...

FBI investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing
FBI investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — FBI investigators are seeking suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque as people were...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 6, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 6, 2017

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Music/Stage/Art THROUGH AUG. 31 "How Do You See God?"- Works by 59 artists, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; tinyurl.com/hd4vr52....

Muslim leader talks about Islam's place in Aurora community

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

AURORA — Sitting at his desk at the Colorado Muslim Community Center — with a gym full of children shouting happily during a loud game of soccer right...

Christians more than twice as likely to blame poverty on lack of effort; political identity a factor
Christians more than twice as likely to blame poverty on lack of effort; political identity a factor

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 4, 2017

Which is generally more often to blame if a person is poor: lack of effort on their own part, or difficult circumstances beyond their control? The...

A Christian ministry meets the views of Rocky Mountain National Park
A Christian ministry meets the views of Rocky Mountain National Park

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Jul 30, 2017

ESTES PARK - Conveniently, Longs Peak looms over the meadow behind Bryce Bauman, 19, who is in the middle of a sermon. He climbed the 14,259-foot peak...

Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate Colorado Springs headquarters, TV studio to Woodland Park
Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate Colorado Springs headquarters, TV studio to Woodland Park

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

An anticipated property acquisition will enable Andrew Wommack Ministries to relocate its corporate headquarters and television studio from Colorado...

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

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Music/Stage/Art THROUGH AUG. 31 "How Do You See God?"- Works by 59 artists, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.;...

Zen priest wraps up cross-country trek even after rare disease diagnosis in Colorado
Zen priest wraps up cross-country trek even after rare disease diagnosis in Colorado

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Melissa McCarthy was frustrated. She was disgruntled about the state of the country's politics and irked by what she saw as people's disregard for the...

Running great distances: annual 5k race builds community from Colorado Springs to Africa
Running great distances: annual 5k race builds community from Colorado Springs to Africa

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Steve Flannery remembers the little boy sucking on a tube of toothpaste. He remembers how the dispensary director thought hand sanitizer was something...

First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years
First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs celebrates 125 years

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

The First Lutheran Church of Colorado Springs will celebrate its 125th anniversary this Sunday at its prominent Old North End campus, 1500 N. Cascade...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Music, speakers, retreats and other faith-based events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 23, 2017.

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