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Among M.Div. graduates, a new crop of transgender students
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DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Like other graduates of Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity, Adam Plant walked onstage earlier this month to accept a diploma...

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Family members showed Dylann Roof mercy. Why can’t prosecutors?
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(RNS) Support for the death penalty is declining, with executions and death sentences now at their lowest level in decades. Polls show a majority of...

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America’s moral obligation in the global refugee crisis
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(RNS) Around 8 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes by violence or other social upheaval in 2015, the largest number ever recorded in...

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In a first, Trump PAC reaches out to Amish
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(RNS) Will the bearded, the bonneted, the barn-building Amish vote for the clean-shaven, combed-over, casino-building Donald Trump? A new political...

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Fifty Options for Repurposing Post-Church Church Buildings
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(RNS) Congregations dwindle. Boilers break. Stained glass shatters. Does this sound like a church in your neighborhood? You’re not alone. Congregations...

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For UFO enthusiasts at Oregon festival, ‘it’s all extraterrestrial’
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

McMINNVILLE, Ore. (RNS) Jan Woods believes. She’s sure she saw a UFO back in 1978 when she was living in Nevada, something she spotted in the sky that...

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Indian synagogue held first Sabbath service in decades
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

COCHIN, India (RNS) A nearly 900-year-old synagogue recently held its first Sabbath service in decades in one of the diaspora’s farthest flung places:...

InterVarsity leader: 'I know what it's like to live in a culture not my own'

By: - 0 - Fri, May 27, 2016

Tom Lin, 43, a Chicago native, Harvard grad and one-time missionary to Mongolia, was recently named the first nonwhite president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, the national ministry to 40,200 university students, based in Madison,...

Muslim-American women try to succeed in politics in ways their fathers couldn't
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When Raaheela Ahmed knocks on doors to meet potential voters, she covers her black headscarf with a floppy hat so people won't be distracted from...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 29, 2016
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RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

SATURDAY

"Pops Concert" - Canyon Winds Concert Band, 2 p.m., outside, Trinity United Methodist...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 22, 2016
0 Sun, May 22, 2016

SIGNINGS

Book Signing - With authors of "Discovering Ute Pass: Volume I," 3 p.m. Saturday, Crystola Roadhouse, 20918 E. U.S. 24;...