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  • It's a first: Pope Francis to address Congress, says Boehner

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of the House and Senate on Sept. 24, becoming the first pontiff to do so, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday. "We're humbled that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation and certainly look forward to receiving his...

  • Day of faith at the National LGBTQ Task Force conference in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    DENVER — Debates over issues like gay marriage often seem to pit champions of change against Americans of faith. It's possible to be both, say activists gathered this week in Denver for the annual meeting of the National LGBTQ Task Force. Darlene Nipper, who is deputy executive...

  • Flagged for faith: Air Force football recruit Sam Turner's on-field prayer brought national spotlight

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Feb 3, 2015

    Sam Turner marveled at the Cadet Chapel during his official visit to Air Force last week. The football recruit from Fort Myers, Fla., found the structure to be gorgeous and shockingly modern, considering it was completed in 1962. "It was just unreal," the 17-year-old tight end...

  • Marian House party gives homeless food, chance to watch the Super Bowl

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Feb 2, 2015

    On one day a year, the homeless of El Paso County can bask for hours in the warmth and endless food helpings at the Marian House Soup Kitchen in Colorado Springs. But that magical day isn't Christmas or New Year's - it's Super Bowl Sunday, when volunteers from the Holy Apostles...

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