Colorado right-to-die legislation defeated in Senate hearing

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Sen. Michael Merrifield's father wished to climb his favorite mountain, sit under a tree near Clear Creek and die peacefully on his own terms.

Instead Merrifield, a Democrat from Colorado Springs, retold the...

Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's first visit to a U.S. mosque comes as Muslim-Americans say they're confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds.

Obama is scheduled to visit the Islamic...

Scientists get go-ahead to edit human embryos

By: The Associated Press

LONDON — In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.

The...

Colorado Springs church classes address domestic, spiritual life beyond sanctuary

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

JoLynn Garlow always had maintained good credit and carried little debt, but things changed when her Colorado Springs boutique went under.

"The market went to the crash point and business dropped off. A...

New website puts fundraising tools in hands of Compassion International supporters

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Compassion International, the world's fastest-growing Christian child development and sponsorship organization, launched a peer-to-peer website that actively engages the ministry's nearly 1 million supporters in...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 31, 2016

By: Carlotta Olson

RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

SUNDAY

Joe and Katie Uveges - 2 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 4373 Galley Road; cumccs.org.

"Miracles" - Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and Colorado...

Colorado Springs churches tap in-house resources to offer creative, vital outreach programs

By: STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Penny Heiniger and Tim O'Connor go to church on Monday nights to help people manage their budgets and save for retirement. Lisa Lundquist shows up several nights a week to guide students through the process of...

Colorado College graduate relies on spirituality in her work as script consultant

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth.

Local resident Linda Seger is well-versed in the seven deadly sins after spending 25 years living in Los Angeles and more than three decades working for...