Mom restricted access to baby for smoking marijuana

By: The Associated Press

SANTIAGO, Chile — A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her right to see her newborn daughter because she acknowledged smoking marijuana days before she gave birth.

Sindy Melany Ortiz said that...

Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands

By: The Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 29, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson




Taylor Memorial Concert: Advent Lessons and Carols - 3 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St.; 328-1125,


In with the old: Churches minister to growing elderly population

By: Steve Rabey Religion correspondent

America is experiencing an elder boom, with 43 million people over age 65 in 2012. That number is expected to grow to 83 million by 2050.

Local churches aren't waiting 'til tomorrow. They're serving aging...

Give the gift of generosity this season

By: --Celebrate

This holiday season, your donations can mean a warm meal, new toy, or safe home for a family, child, neighbor or pet in our community. Look for more ways to reach out and give back on this season....

Longtime head of Colorado Springs ministry will retire


Denny Rydberg announced he will retire in September after 23 years as president of Young Life, a worldwide Christian ministry for middle, high school and college students based in Colorado Springs.


2 men charged with murder in killing of pastor's wife

By: The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Two men were charged Monday with murder in the fatal shooting of a pastor's pregnant wife during an apparent break in of their Indianapolis home, court records show.

Murder and several other...

Islamic Forum president urges Colorado Springs audience to have interfaith dialogue

By: PATTYE VOLZ Special to The Gazette

Become informed, have conversations and ask hard questions.

That is what Zuhdi Jasser, a Phoenix, Ariz., physician and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, recommends for overcoming anxiety...