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  • Facing death, Sudanese woman relied on her faith

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death. Meriam Ibrahim, who now lives in Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced to...

  • New book by pastor of The Springs Church reveals father's struggles, successes

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    This is the story of a man who believed people could heal if they opened their hearts to God. Pastor David Wilkerson didn't care how broken down they were from drug and alcohol or whether they took part in bloody gang warfare - he was called to minister to them. But even as he...

  • 40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother. Francis in his homily likened families to the "bricks that build society." Among the couples, all from the...

  • Religion calendar Sept. 14, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    Music/Drama SUNDAY For the End of Time - Chamber Music in the Pines, 1:45-4 p.m., Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, $20, $17 for seniors and military, $10 for students. Advance tickets: 633-0655, benethillconcerts.wordpress.com. Americana - Presented by Rocky Mountain Music...

  • Transgender girl wins bid for homecoming princess at Colorado Springs high school amid concerns

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Scarlett Lenh was officially crowned the 2014 homecoming princess for Sand Creek High School during Friday night's football game. Scarlett, however, is biologically a guy. She was born Andy Lenh and this school year started identifying as a female transgender. "It was really...

  • 'God Loves Gays' billboard erected in Westboro Baptist Church town

    Huffington Post
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The Westboro Baptist Church just received another reminder that not everyone in Topeka, Kan., shares their hatred for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Last month, it was announced that a new Indiegogo campaign had been launched in hopes of...

  • Colorado Springs survivor of domestic abuse can relate to wife of Ray Rice

    By Eric Singer, eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    A video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice apparently decking his fiancee with a strong left in an elevator and then dragging her outside into the hall is shining a new light on the often hidden family secret of domestic violence. Janay Rice, who married Rice after the...

  • Group in Illinois cares for those facing deportation

    CHELSEA McDOUGALL, The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) â?? She's warm and affable, and speaks in slow, soft, measured tones. But when you listen to her describe the battle to provide pastoral care to immigrant detainees inside the McHenry County Jail, you know Sister JoAnn Persch is one nun you don't want to mess with....

  • New CC professor part of $1.7 million project to attract, retain women in geosciences

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Not many women are working in science and engineering jobs - in the United States men outnumber women by nearly three to one. In some fields, such as geosciences, the gap is even larger. A new nationwide project aimed at recruiting and retaining women in the geosciences has a local...

  • Judge won't disband polygamous sect police

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The police agency that oversees Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border will remain intact after a federal judge rejected the latest request from the Arizona attorney general to disband the department. U.S. District Judge James Teilborg...

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