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Digital devotion: Christians get social media, other online tools to observe Lent
Digital devotion: Christians get social media, other online tools to observe Lent

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

(RNS) For centuries during Lent, Christians have sought to grow closer to God through praying, fasting and giving to the poor. Now they can also mark...

‘Trumpet call from the podium’: Black faith leaders vow to resist
‘Trumpet call from the podium’: Black faith leaders vow to resist

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (RNS) The Rev. Leah Daughtry stood in front of fellow black Christian leaders and told them they will need to work harder for social...

Support for Muslim ban up among white evangelicals
Support for Muslim ban up among white evangelicals

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

(RNS) Support for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States has dropped among all religious groups — except white evangelicals. In fact,...

Dancer defends her decision to perform nearly naked in Mardi Gras parade
Dancer defends her decision to perform nearly naked in Mardi Gras parade

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) As Brazil’s annual Mardi Gras kicks off this weekend, a samba parade has been rocked by controversy as evangelical leaders joust...

What kind of $#@?! attacks a cemetery?!?
What kind of $#@?! attacks a cemetery?!?

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

In Judaism, what is more important — time or space? In the early 1950s, Abraham Joshua Heschel realized that there are two main realms of holiness in...

Extreme vetting for heaven?
Extreme vetting for heaven?

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

(RNS) On Saturday (Feb. 25) the Conservative Political Action Conference meeting in Washington will host a panel called “If Heaven Has a Gate, a Wall...

Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump policies on refugees
Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump policies on refugees

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

(RNS) After President Trump signed a sweeping executive order on immigration and refugee resettlement, the Christian response seemed unambiguous....

"Prodigal Son" art exhibit at First Pres in Colorado Springs includes sketch by Rembrandt

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 5 hr ago

First Presbyterian Church in downtown Colorado Springs will host "The Father and His Two Sons: The Art of Forgiveness," an exhibit featuring works...

Holocaust survivor: 'The pain will never go away'
Holocaust survivor: 'The pain will never go away'

By: - 0 Yesterday

FORT COLLINS — Fanny Starr lay in a field in Auschwitz more than 70 years ago, looking at the night sky and asking God how it was she ended up there....

Another suicide of Discovery Canyon Campus student renews painful questions
Another suicide of Discovery Canyon Campus student renews painful questions

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Another family from Discovery Canyon Campus will bury their child on Saturday, one week after he took his life. Henry Rodriguez, in the back stretch...

Christian singer Sandi Patty to make stop in Colorado Springs on farewell tour
Christian singer Sandi Patty to make stop in Colorado Springs on farewell tour

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Thirty-plus years ago, Sandi Patty was just a young woman with a big voice. Cut to today and the contemporary Christian singer is a five-time Grammy...

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

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY All Gospel Show - 2-4 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 828 E. Pikes Peak Ave., donations accepted; 635-0150....

Muslims raise $42,000 to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery
Muslims raise $42,000 to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

A crowdfunding page that was organized by the Muslim community wants to pay for 100 headstones that were destroyed at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis....

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

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SATURDAY Concerto Night - "Clash of the Titans" - Rocky Mountain Music Alliance, 7-8:30 p.m., Tri-Lakes United...

Manitou Springs Catholics step up to save their threatened church
Manitou Springs Catholics step up to save their threatened church

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Feb 13, 2017

An unexpected threat of closure has re-energized parishioners of a small, historic Catholic church in Manitou Springs. "This has awakened the whole...

Vince Bzdek: Colorado Springs churches show the way through service to the homeless
Vince Bzdek: Colorado Springs churches show the way through service to the homeless

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Shortly after the wall came down in Berlin in 1989 and Eastern Europe shook off communism, I visited the citadel city of Krakow, Poland, which had been...

Reba McEntire on recording inspirational songs in dark times: 'A lot of people will be able to relate'
Reba McEntire on recording inspirational songs in dark times: 'A lot of people will be able to relate'

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

When a celebrity goes through a deeply personal situation, it can feel like the whole world wants to know the details. Reba McEntire, the country...

Colorado Springs therapist offers tips to reinvigorate, recast 'lifeless marriage'
Colorado Springs therapist offers tips to reinvigorate, recast 'lifeless marriage'

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Every honeymoon should begin with a disclaimer: Love like this won't last. It's not hard-hearted cynicism but an unpoetic truth that - once understood...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 12, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 12, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY "Rock and Roll Tendencies" - With Jim Bosse and Joyce Hanagan, 2-3:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 802...

Pope records video message for fans attending Super Bowl
Pope records video message for fans attending Super Bowl

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 5, 2017

VATICAN CITY — Look out, Lady Gaga. The pope is joining the Super Bowl frenzy. In a papal first, Pope Francis has recorded a video message that will...

Trump pledges to end political limits on churches
Trump pledges to end political limits on churches

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

WASHINGTON — Declaring that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that says...

Does God give a holy hoot about the Super Bowl?
Does God give a holy hoot about the Super Bowl?

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Does God have his eye on the gridiron? Will he cheer for either the Falcons or the Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday? One-quarter (25 percent) of...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 5, 2017
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Feb. 5, 2017

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY City Strings - 2 p.m., St. George's Anglican Church, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $10, $5 for students...

Colorado Springs pastor born in Syria: Know each other's story and you'll never have an enemy
Colorado Springs pastor born in Syria: Know each other's story and you'll never have an enemy

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jan 31, 2017

On the topic of fear, two things come to the mind of Nayiri Karjian. One: A dog, like the one that chased her on the streets of Aleppo when she was...

Colorado Springs Christian leaders: Compassion needed for immigrants, not hasty bans
Colorado Springs Christian leaders: Compassion needed for immigrants, not hasty bans

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Tue, Jan 31, 2017

At least two Christian leaders in the Pikes Peak region said that compassion needs to win out when it comes to providing refuge for immigrants in need...

Colorado Springs 'plarns' it to help the homeless
Colorado Springs 'plarns' it to help the homeless

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Children at the Corpus Christi Catholic School in Colorado Springs are on a mission to "Plarn" to help the homeless. On Monday, more than 200...

Bethlehem shrine's treasures being restored
Bethlehem shrine's treasures being restored

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 30, 2017

It is revered by different Christian sects and draws more than a million visitors to the Holy Land every year, making it the biggest tourist attraction...

Most religious groups come out against Trump refugee order

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Rabbi Joel Mosbacher had just finished the morning's Shabbat service when he got an urgent message: Rabbis were needed at New York's Kennedy Airport....

McDonald's next to Vatican to offer free meals to the homeless
McDonald's next to Vatican to offer free meals to the homeless

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 29, 2017

VATICAN CITY - A McDonald's opening in the shadow of St. Peter's Basilica is to offer free meals to the homeless in a move aimed at defusing...

Texas mosque destroyed in early-morning blaze
Texas mosque destroyed in early-morning blaze

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 28, 2017

VICTORIA, Texas — An early-morning fire has destroyed a Texas mosque that had been a target of hatred in the past. The Victoria Advocate reports that...

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