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  • Nun being beatified; credited with curing boy

    JULIO CORTEZ, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease is moving a step closer to sainthood with her beatification. A beatification Mass for Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, who died in 1927 at age 26, was being led Saturday by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the...

  • Side Streets: Historic sign adds to story of woman who claimed Christ visited Colorado Springs

    By Bill Vogrin bill.vogrin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    While walking to lunch downtown last week, I was stopped cold at the sight of an old yellow sign painted on a red brick building. The historic "Aldridge Mercantile Co. Wholesale Grocers" sign is on the side of Old Town Bike Shop at 426 S. Tejon St. In the bottom right corner is the...

  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs' man 'daily life' inspires millions of ministry followers worldwide

    By Bill Vogrin bill.vogrin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Tim Keenan knew something was up when the phones kept ringing at his Colorado Mattress Recycling business. Then he noticed his email inbox was filling and his Facebook account was inundated with friend requests. "I had no idea what was going on," Tim, 29, said Tuesday. "It was...

  • Suds, faith found at laundromats

    By Krysta Fauria The Associated Press -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry. Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage of Laundry Love, a growing, faith-driven movement that helps those...

  • Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

    By TRAVIS LOLLER The Associated Press -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to data released this month. Duke University's National Congregations Study is derived from interviews with...

  • Religion calendar Sept. 28, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Music/Drama SUNDAY "Spot-on Comedy" - With the theater organ, featuring Jim Calm, three funny silent movies and comedy skits, 3-4:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 846 E. Pikes Peak Ave.., $5, free for ages 16 and younger; 635-0150.
 TUESDAY City Strings - 7-8 p.m., St. George's...

  • GUEST COLUMN: A more Christian conversation about Islam

    James W. Gonia
    Published: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    In recent months, public dialogue in the United States around Islam and the Muslim community has become increasingly tense. Extreme voices, claiming to represent primarily those of Christian faith, have proclaimed false and prejudicial conspiracy theories as fact: that Islam is an...

  • Wesleyan orders fraternities to become coed

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also equality. Wesleyan follows Trinity College in Hartford, which began...

  • Advanced Placement history outline focus of debate

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Conservative activists say a new outline for the Advanced Placement U.S. history course shows an anti-American bias by either downplaying or omitting the country's most heroic figures and military victories. But the executive who leads the College Board's...

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