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  • A place to call home: Woman, son live in Springs Habitat for Humanity house being constructed in honor of Pope

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    This time next year, Elizabeth Berryman will be living in the pope's house - just not the one with gold-plated ceilings. Berryman, 31, isn't moving into the Vatican. Instead, the single mother in Colorado Springs is on pace to be the proud owner of a Habitat for Humanity house to be...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 26, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Music/Drama Sunday Rocky Mountain Wind Symphony - 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., free-will offering; 633-8888. TUESDAY "A Night of Unexpected Song" - Pikes Peak Opera League, 5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. show, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., $25;...

  • The truest GOP believers? Mormons

    Salt Lake Tribune -
    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Mormons lean more heavily toward the Republican Party than any other major demographic group - whether clustered by race, age, gender, educational attainment or religion. So says a study released this month by the Pew Research Center, based on more than 25,000 survey interviews...

  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity in the state...

  • 'Clear voice' of emerging church, Nadia Bolz-Weber to speak in Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    The rough-edged, outspoken founding pastor of Denver's House for All Sinners and Saints, Nadia Bolz-Weber, can challenge preconceived notions on both sides of the aisle - mainstream America and its body-modified progeny. "She's covered with tattoos, so she has a very intriguing image...

  • Ending well: Hospice helps people face, embrace death

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Paul Johnson was 46 when his parents died. They never had talked to him about death, funerals or their estate. "They were part of the silent generation, and they never spoke about their intentions or final arrangements," he says. "I had no idea what their wishes were." Now Johnson...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama Sunday Abenmusik Chamber Choir Concert - 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St.; 635-3549, fcucc.org. THURSDAY Screening of "Tsunambee - The Wrath Cometh" - Presented by Churchill Film Group, 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event...

  • Turin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious

    Updated: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus are returning to see the linen again when it goes back on display starting Sunday. The 4.3-meter-long (14-foot) cloth...

  • LGBT students, allies to participate in Day of Silence Friday to prevent bullying

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Friday is the annual Day of Silence, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Thousands of students across the country are expected to participate in the international event that brings attention to the anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment that is...

  • Colorado weighs 'Homeless Persons' Bill of Rights' proposal

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    DENVER -€” Homeless people in Colorado told state lawmakers Wednesday of being kicked by police, blocked from sleeping and thrown in jail for sitting in parks as lawmakers started work on a bill giving homeless people the right to seek civil remedies if they're harassed by authorities...

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