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  • Springs-based Young Life expanding into Missouri

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Colorado Springs-based Young Life, a nondenominational Christian ministry, is planning a $21.5 million expansion on land it owns near Table Rock Lake in southwest Missouri, with a goal of offering gatherings beyond the traditional summer camps. Young Life representatives said...

  • Coalition of Colorado faith leaders steps up to support same-sex marriage equality

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The day before oral arguments began Thursday in an Oklahoma same-sex marriage lawsuit, a coalition of 215 faith leaders - including representatives from Colorado Springs - spoke up in support of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. The announcement Wednesday by the group,...

  • Your Easter weekend guide: Egg hunts, services, bunnies, brunch and more

    By Angelo Stambene and Jennifer Mulson, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Here are some of the highlights this weekend in the Pikes Peak region: Chocolate bunny walk and egg hunt 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane; Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road; $5-$7, for kids ages 2-10, reservations...

  • Christian broadcaster James Dobson of Colorado Springs wins health care injunction

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    DENVER — Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance. A federal judge in Denver issued the...

  • Lamborn makes push to allow religious expression at academy

    by tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    U.S. Rep Doug Lamborn penned a letter signed by 21 of his colleagues demanding that the Air Force relax its rules on religious expression. It's the latest fallout of March's "whiteboard gate," an incident in which a cadet penned a Bible passage on a message board outside a dorm room...

  • Making heaven real: Child's account leads to book- and now a movie

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    During his six years as a literary agent for Colorado Springs-based Alive Communications, Joel Kneedler has helped publish a hundred books. He also has broken the hearts of hundreds of aspiring authors. "I have conversations where people are bawling, or saying I don't appreciate...

  • Emotions over anti-abortion campaign and SB 175 clash during Saturday Mass at Planned Parenthood

    by garrison wells garrison.wells@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    The final day of an international campaign against abortion called "40 Days for Life" ended Saturday in Colorado Springs with a Catholic Mass in front of Planned Parenthood - accompanied by honking horns and loud chants from about a dozen protesters. On one side, about 40 pro-life...

  • Deacons with local ties to be ordained at Notre Dame

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Two deacons of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers who served in the Colorado Springs area will be ordained to the priesthood April 26 at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The Revs. Adam D.P....

  • Biblical characters offer worthy lessons

    RILEY MANNING, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — In the Christian canon, all figures fall short in the shadow of Jesus Christ but for many, scripture captured the imagination as children in the form of figures like Samson or Jonah. From Esau to Methuselah, the names in the Bible are as numerous as grains of...

  • Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his case for equal pay for women — a leading election-year issue for Democrats. Obama says in his weekly radio and Internet address that it's an embarrassment that women earn less than men even in the same professions and with the...

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