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  • New health law doesn't infringe on religious freedom, federal appeals court in Denver rules

    Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    DENVER — The federal health care law doesn't infringe on the religious freedom of faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in employee health plans, a federal appeals court in Denver ruled Tuesday. The case involves a group of Colorado nuns and four...

  • Friday in the Springs presents Veritas, a Christian music quintet

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Presented by Friday in the Springs, 7 p.m. Friday, Wasson High School, 2115 Afton Way, free; fitsconcerts@gmail.com, fitsconcerts.org. Crowd-pleaser Veritas is back in town. The quintet of male Christian singers performed last year for Friday in the Springs, a local Christian music...

  • Colorado Springs-area ministry with horses helps heal women parolees

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    The trio of horses at Freedom to Victory Ranch in Green Mountain Falls aren't exactly renowned for their pedigree, but for a ministry that works to mend fractured lives of women parolees, that may work in their favor. There's Shauspa, a 33-year-old Arab quarter horse with a fearsome...

  • Former, current NFL players to share faith during Colorado Springs event

    By Amanda Hancock amanda.hancock@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    Denver Broncos linebacker Steven Johnson is among the athletes scheduled to visit Colorado Springs this week for Praise with the Pros, a free event hosted by area churches in conjunction with a football camp for kids age 7 to 14. In previous years, Praise with the Pros was limited to...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 12, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama JULY 24 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. JULY 30 "The Prodigal Son" - Central City Opera, 10:30 a.m. pre-performance...

  • Not everyone happy as Woodland Park Bible college marks construction milestone

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    WOODLAND PARK - Clouds remained in the distance as sun rays glinted on a massive, 22,000-pound girder construction workers slowly guided into place Thursday at Charis Bible College in Woodland Park. Many of the private Christian school's 110 employees and some of the town's...

  • Colorado Springs Muslim builds bridges, answers critics, celebrates Fourth of July

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    The questions arise every time a terrorist praises Allah while beheading or bombing innocent women and children. Where are the moderate Muslims? And why don't they stand up and say something? Ever since 9/11, Arshad Yousufi, the spokesman for the Islamic Society of Colorado...

  • At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters

    By Ken Chitwood Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    To many non-Muslims, Ramadan is about fasting, and later, feasting. But Muslims know Ramadan as the month of the Quran, a time when the book is recited, read and rehearsed. Many Muslims attempt to listen to the Quran in its entirety during the month of fasting, either by attending...

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