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Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention
Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention

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(Editor’s note: Since Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s election, many Christians became convinced he was chosen by God to be president even though...

Washington’s National Cathedral should not bestow a blessing on Donald Trump
Washington’s National Cathedral should not bestow a blessing on Donald Trump

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(RNS) Washington National Cathedral was founded in 1907 and envisioned as a “Westminster Abbey for America,” which, in part, is why it finds itself at...

Donald Trump to be sworn in on Lincoln, family Bibles
Donald Trump to be sworn in on Lincoln, family Bibles

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NASHVILLE (USA Today Network) When President-elect Donald Trump takes his oath of office on Inauguration Day, his hand will rest on his family Bible and...

Sanctuary congregations have doubled since Trump election, say faith leaders
Sanctuary congregations have doubled since Trump election, say faith leaders

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(RNS) More than 800 congregations have declared themselves sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants, about double the number since Election Day. Leaders...

Declaring war on “Radical Islam”
Declaring war on “Radical Islam”

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There can be no doubt that a U.S. administration will soon be inveighing against “radical Islam.” President-elect Trump, after all, has attacked...

Satire - How one interview shattered a reporter’s worldview
Satire - How one interview shattered a reporter’s worldview

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WASHINGTON (RNS) Reporters are gearing up for covering Saturday’s Women’s March by dusting off their clash of civilizations narratives: the...

When Jews and Muslims really speak to each other
When Jews and Muslims really speak to each other

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When Jews and Muslims talk, sparks fly. I am not talking about sparks of heat. I am talking about sparks of light. That is how it was yesterday at the...

Congregations: Future for wind-damaged Colorado Springs churches in God's hands
Congregations: Future for wind-damaged Colorado Springs churches in God's hands

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

In the falling snow, several worshippers at Fellowship of the Rockies stood around a fence, bowing their heads. The outdoor prayer gathering followed...

Evangelist Franklin Graham prepares for role in Trump's inauguration
Evangelist Franklin Graham prepares for role in Trump's inauguration

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

The Rev. Franklin Graham isn't sure which Scripture he'll read at Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The evangelist won't get to...

Love, faith and muffins: One woman's recipe for bringing America together
Love, faith and muffins: One woman's recipe for bringing America together

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Faith Holmes was around 6 when her mother took her to a black church for a teachable moment. After services, the children were invited to attend Sunday...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 15, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Music/Stage SUNDAY "The Last Five Years" - 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., $10. Advance tickets: showtix4u.com....

Andy Griffith's rural North Carolina hometown hopes Trump will make America great again
Andy Griffith's rural North Carolina hometown hopes Trump will make America great again

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. - From a perch on Main Street, the hometown of actor Andy Griffith looks this day like it was plucked right out of the television show...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 8, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 8, 2017

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RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY Unity in the City Musical - To celebrate the Martin Luther King legacy, 3:30 p.m., True Spirit Baptist Church,...

Notable Colorado Springs-area residents who died during 2016
Notable Colorado Springs-area residents who died during 2016

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 4, 2017

While 2016 was known nationally for the deaths of several celebrities and prominent figures, the Colorado Springs area was also dealt a few heavy blows...

Colorado Springs faith leaders express resolve for peace, unity
Colorado Springs faith leaders express resolve for peace, unity

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jan 1, 2017

That pristine panorama of possibility stretching to the calendar's horizon? That's the future, and it is what you make it. "The beginning of a new...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 1, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 1, 2017

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage FRIDAY-JAN. 15 "The Last Five Years" - 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, First United Methodist Church,...

Pope in Christmas speech blasts Vatican resistance to reform
Pope in Christmas speech blasts Vatican resistance to reform

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 25, 2016

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis denounced the resistance he's encountering in reforming the Vatican bureaucracy, saying some of it is inspired by the devil...

Hanukkah begins early with candle lighting at Colorado Springs temple
Hanukkah begins early with candle lighting at Colorado Springs temple

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Dec 24, 2016

Rabbi Steven Kaye has a routine: Every Thursday, he makes dough for challah, and every Friday, he cooks it. For Hanukkah, he changed it up. Instead...

Thousands of faithful celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem
Thousands of faithful celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 24, 2016

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of pilgrims and tourists from around the world together with locals began Christmas Eve celebrations in Jesus'...

Colorado Springs pastors face challenges celebrating season of joy after prolonged season of hate
Colorado Springs pastors face challenges celebrating season of joy after prolonged season of hate

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sat, Dec 24, 2016

After one of the more discordant and raw-edged elections in U.S. history, one whose impact extends far beyond the political arena, crafting a message...

Church seeks to portray real meaning of Christmas in living nativity
Church seeks to portray real meaning of Christmas in living nativity

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Dec 24, 2016

This year, the "baby Jesus" in HarvestDowntown's interactive Nativity scene was real. Heather Kaczmarski, dressed as Mary, the mother of Jesus, sat...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 25, 2016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 25, 2016

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 23, 2016

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage JAN. 6-15 "The Last Five Years" - 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, First United Methodist Church, 420...

The Salvation Army rescues Christmas for hundreds of El Paso County families
The Salvation Army rescues Christmas for hundreds of El Paso County families

By: Eric Singer - 0 Thu, Dec 22, 2016

Smiles and early Christmas cheer were the rule not the exception at the annual El Paso County Salvation Army Christmas Giveaway in Colorado Springs on...

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