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This week’s stunning news about the Alabama election brought certain issues into sharp relief — namely, that conservative Christians had to choose...

New Mormon policy gives teen boys power to baptize in the temple, and teen girls get to do . . . what, exactly?
New Mormon policy gives teen boys power to baptize in the temple, and teen girls get to do . . . what, exactly?

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A guest post by Emily Jensen “Mormon teens to have greater opportunities for temple service in 2018” reads the Deseret News title to the article...

2017: In a less religious America, conservative Christians got the president’s ear, a museum and a day in court
2017: In a less religious America, conservative Christians got the president’s ear, a museum and a day in court

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(RNS) — President Trump’s born-again-like embrace of evangelical politics was the biggest religion story of the year, but a shooting at a Texas church,...

‘Trumpvangelicals’ top religion journalists’ poll
‘Trumpvangelicals’ top religion journalists’ poll

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(RNS) — For the second year in a row, President Trump and his conservative evangelical supporters topped the list of the 10 most important religion news...

The Bill of Rights, Thomas Jefferson, and the danger of ‘God-given rights’
The Bill of Rights, Thomas Jefferson, and the danger of ‘God-given rights’

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(RNS) — When Virginia ratified 10 of the 12 proposed amendments to the Constitution on December 15, 1791, it became the 10th state to do so and gifted...

A dark horse emerges victorious in Alabama’s election: the black voter
A dark horse emerges victorious in Alabama’s election: the black voter

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(RNS) — The question that pundits and pollsters tried to answer in the run-up to the Alabama special election was what white evangelical Christians...

Theologian and religious broadcaster R.C. Sproul dies at 78
Theologian and religious broadcaster R.C. Sproul dies at 78

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(RNS) — Theologian R.C. Sproul, who founded Florida-based Ligonier Ministries and authored dozens of books, has died at age 78. Sproul died Thursday...

Colorado Springs high school grad spends gap year aboard Africa hospital ship
Colorado Springs high school grad spends gap year aboard Africa hospital ship

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Senior year was almost finished at Air Academy High School, and Elliana Salter's friends had made their plans. They would go to college or go to work....

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 17, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 17, 2017

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Retreats, performances and other religion-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument to host Christmas concert
St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument to host Christmas concert

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument will play host to an "On This Christmas Night" concert at 7 p.m. Friday. The evening will feature longtime...

Christmas tradition of Las Posadas brings cultures together in Colorado Springs celebration
Christmas tradition of Las Posadas brings cultures together in Colorado Springs celebration

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Lo siento. No hay espacio en esta posada. "I'm sorry. There's no room at this inn." You may hear those words of biblical significance during Las...

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world
Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

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JERUSALEM — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 10, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 10, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY "The Heart of Christmas" - 4 p.m., Charis Bible College, 800 Gospel Truth Way, Woodland Park, $15-$25; heartofchristmas.org....

It's 'A Colorado Christmas' at Colorado Springs church
It's 'A Colorado Christmas' at Colorado Springs church

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Vista Grande Baptist Church is gearing up for an encore presentation of "A Colorado Christmas" for its Christmas Dessert Theater. The musical drama -...

Husband and wife hymn writers to perform 'SING! An Irish Christmas' at The Broadmoor
Husband and wife hymn writers to perform 'SING! An Irish Christmas' at The Broadmoor

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Hymn writers and performers Keith and Kristyn Getty will stop in Colorado Springs on Wednesday and Thursday to perform "Sing! An Irish Christmas" at...

Charles Limbrick, freed from life sentence for killing mother as teen, identified as fatal crash victim
Charles Limbrick, freed from life sentence for killing mother as teen, identified as fatal crash victim

By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Charles Limbrick, who was sentenced to life in prison as a 15-year-old for killing his mother before being freed about six years ago, has been...

RELIGION CALENDAR
RELIGION CALENDAR

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY Service of Lessons and Carols - 5-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave.; fumc-cs.org. "The Madrigal" -...

'Smack them with a hymnal': Authorities train church leaders to respond if tragedy strikes
'Smack them with a hymnal': Authorities train church leaders to respond if tragedy strikes

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WESTMINSTER, Md. - A Maryland sheriff reached out to a few churches to gauge interest in a training session on how to react if a mass gunman entered...

Beer & Hymns in Colorado Springs offers church music without church
Beer & Hymns in Colorado Springs offers church music without church

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

More than 100 people are crammed into a downtown restaurant. drinks in hand, waiting for the music to begin. The host announces the first song, then...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 26, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Music/Stage/Art SUNDAY Pikes Peak Ringers' Holiday Concert - 3 p.m., Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; pikespeakringers.com....

El Paso County minister arrested, accused of impregnating 14-year-old
El Paso County minister arrested, accused of impregnating 14-year-old

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

An El Paso County minister arrested on suspicion of multiple counts of sexual assault on a child is accused of impregnating a 14-year-old girl, arrest...

A pastor hopes his brewpub will be a religious experience for some

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When you have a drink at Steeple Brewing Co. in Hastings, Neb., you'll not only have a good beer, but also may have a religious experience. That's...

Colorado Springs minister arrested in sex assaults on children
Colorado Springs minister arrested in sex assaults on children

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

A minister associated with several churches which meet regularly at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs was arrested Wednesday on...

Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now
Forget Germanyfaith&ValuesThis is where Protestant Reformation debates are happening now

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Speaking from a stage encircled by 12 large crosses, Gabriel Camargo held up wads of fake Brazilian money, showing his flock what...

Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair
Movie review: Mixing profound and silly, Nativity-themed animation 'The Star' is hit-and-miss affair

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 17, 2017

An animated fable about the first Christmas, "The Star," reimagines the Nativity from the perspective of an animal - actually, a menagerie of comical...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 19, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 19, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Retreats, classes and other religious-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

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