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  • Colorado Springs Muslim builds bridges, answers critics, celebrates Fourth of July

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    The questions arise every time a terrorist praises Allah while beheading or bombing innocent women and children. Where are the moderate Muslims? And why don't they stand up and say something? Ever since 9/11, Arshad Yousufi, the spokesman for the Islamic Society of Colorado...

  • At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters

    By Ken Chitwood Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    To many non-Muslims, Ramadan is about fasting, and later, feasting. But Muslims know Ramadan as the month of the Quran, a time when the book is recited, read and rehearsed. Many Muslims attempt to listen to the Quran in its entirety during the month of fasting, either by attending...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 5, 2015

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama FRIDAY "Jazz in the Garden" - With Air Force Academy Falconairies, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. JULY 24 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m.,...

  • Hate posters left outside Colorado Springs church

    By KKTV
    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Someone is behind a slew of hateful signs posted outside a Colorado Springs church. They were stapled to a tree just outside the New Covenant church near downtown Sunday. This is the third straight weekend New Covenant has dealt with the signs, reports Gazette news partner KKTV....

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 28, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama JULY 10 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Air Force Academy Falconairies, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. JULY 24 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7...

  • Commentary: Do we need unholy guns in holy places?

    By David Gushee Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Inevitably, after the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, people start talking about arming congregants for self-defense. It is a sad image: 25 souls sitting around at Wednesday night prayer meeting, some packing heat in case the next church attacker should happen to be among them. Some...

  • Poll: We like our red-white-and-blue patriotism - mostly

    By Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    We're gung-ho for the idea that the U.S.A. has a special status with God, and we're almost always proud of our nation. But a new survey finds our flag-waving, All-American Fourth of July celebrations are tempered by concerns that the nation isn't the moral leader it once was, that...

  • Bible curriculum by Hobby Lobby president a hit in Israeli schools

    By Michele Chabin Religion News Service -
    Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    JERUSALEM - Students at 16 Israeli high schools are completing a yearlong pilot program developed by the Washington-based Museum of the Bible, funded by the billionaire Green family, owners of the Hobby Lobby craft store chain. The Israeli pilot program, known as TAMAR, represents the...

  • Shrouded in mystery: Turin cloth remains object of veneration, investigation

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    No one witnessed the resurrection of Jesus, the miracle at the heart of the Christian faith. But John Jackson says he's seen the next best thing: a controversial piece of linen cloth called the Shroud of Turin that features a mysterious, photorealistic image of a crucified man....

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 21, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama FRIDAY "Jazz in the Garden" - With New Vintage Jazz, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. SATURDAY "Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth" - With Swallowtail Celtic Trio, 6:30 p.m.,...

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