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  • Pakistan arrests 45 in killing of Christian couple

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in Pakistan say they have arrested as many as 45 Muslims in connection with the killing of a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Quran. Local police officer Mohammad Iqbal says the arrests were made before dawn Wednesday in the town of Kot Radha...

  • Side Streets: Brown Bombers enshrinement a miracle 65 years in making

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Miracles do happen. I witnessed one Tuesday night. A miracle 65 years in the making. That's certainly the belief of the five surviving members of Colorado Springs' all-black baseball team, the legendary Brown Bombers. They were among the honorees Tuesday when the Colorado Springs...

  • Amid debate, Vatican official calls Brittany Maynard's death 'reprehensible'

    CBS News
    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    The Vatican's top bioethics official calls "reprehensible" the suicide of an American woman suffering terminal brain cancer who stated she wanted to die with dignity, according to a CBS News report. Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, the head of the Pontifical Academy for Life,...

  • Terminally ill 'death with dignity' advocate dies at 29

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A young woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state's assisted-suicide law took lethal drugs prescribed by a doctor and has died, a spokesman said Sunday. Brittany Maynard, 29, was diagnosed with brain cancer on New Year's Day and was later given six...

  • Faith and Family: New Bible highlights 'Duck Dynasty' clan's core values

    By Carla Hinton The Oklahoman -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    The Rev. Al Robertson has the distinction of being the most clean shaven man in his family and a preacher for the past 25 years. He left the family business for full-time ministry but last year rejoined the now famous Duck Commander duck call company from the hit reality TV show...

  • Big hike brings big questions for Colorado Springs man

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    When Wesley Trimble wrapped up a 2,660-mile trek on the Pacific Crest Trail in September, he might have become the first person with cerebral palsy to complete the hike. The experience offered more proof that a permanent limp can't deter him, but it also spawned a vexing question....

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 2, 2014

    Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama sunday "Chamber Music in the Pines - Ravel, Beethoven, Beach - Temporal and Eternal" - 2:30-4 p.m., Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, $10-$20; 633-0655, benethill concerts.wordpress.com. Fountain Creek Brass Band - 3-4:15 p.m., First Christian...

  • New, 100-bed warming shelter opens in Colorado Springs

    By MeGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Last winter when temperatures dipped dangerously low, Salvation Army staff had to squeeze in far more people than could safely and comfortably fit in the RJ Montgomery Center shelter. "There were some nights where we went up to 49 beds," said Maj. Richard Larson, coordinator for the...

  • Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

    NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the turbulent meeting of bishops on family issues that just ended. Often speaking...

  • Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

    By BRADY McCOMBS The Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God....

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