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  • Easter service dedicated to Colorado pastor

    KDVR
    Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    EATON — A Colorado pastor who risked his life to save a truck driver in a fiery Oklahoma crash continues to recover in a hospital. Jason Newby, pastor at Evangelical Free Church of Eaton, was injured when he and another man tried helping a truck driver on Interstate 35. The tanker...

  • Church roof collapses during Easter service; several injured

    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say several people were injured when the roof of a northern New Jersey church collapsed during an Easter Sunday service. Congregants were reportedly singing at the Korean Union United Methodist Church in Rahway when they heard a cracking sound from...

  • Colorado Springs surgeon's book recounts escape from South Vietnam

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Vinh Chung lifts his hands and considers them in silence for a moment as he sits on the deck of his in-laws' Black Forest home on a sunny, late-March afternoon. Inside the house, on private acreage with panoramic views, his wife, Leisle, cheerfully wrangles their four young children....

  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    VATICAN CITY — In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran...

  • Colorado officials say anti-gay cake refusal did not violate rights

    By Stephen K. Paulson, Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    DENVER — A Castle Rock religious leader said he plans to appeal after the Colorado Civil Rights Division rejected his arguments that a bakery discriminated against his religion when it refused to make a cake with a gay slur. The Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled Friday that Azucar...

  • Jesus is all over the small screen, and that's no accident

    By Patrick Ryan USA Today -
    Published: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Need proof that biblical entertainment is Hollywood's holiest trend? Then look no further than Morocco, where three TV projects - National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus," NBC's "A.D. The Bible Continues" and CNN's "Finding Jesus" - were filmed on neighboring sets last year....

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 5, 2015

    Published: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Music/Drama APRIL 12 Maurice Durufle's Masterpiece Requiem - Children's Chorale, Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale, CSCC's Summit Ensemble and choirs from Discovery Canyon, Doherty and Woodland Park high schools and Pikes Peak Community College, 3 p.m., First...

  • Robert Schuller turned drive-in movie ministry to megachurch

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    ARTESIA, Calif. — The Rev. Robert H. Schuller didn't wait for the faithful to flock to his upstart church in Southern California — he took his message to them. As the car culture flourished in post-World War II California, the brash Iowa-born pastor began preaching from the roof of a...

  • Robert Schuller, Crystal Cathedral megachurch founder, dies

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    ARTESIA, Calif. — The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Schuller...

  • What Americans think about gay rights and religious liberty

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Most Americans support allowing businesses to refuse wedding-related services to same-sex couples on religious grounds, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted earlier this year. But another recent poll suggests Americans' sympathy for religious objectors may...

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