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  • 'Clear voice' of emerging church, Nadia Bolz-Weber to speak in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    The rough-edged, outspoken founding pastor of Denver's House for All Sinners and Saints, Nadia Bolz-Weber, can challenge preconceived notions on both sides of the aisle - mainstream America and its body-modified progeny. "She's covered with tattoos, so she has a very intriguing image...

  • Ending well: Hospice helps people face, embrace death

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Paul Johnson was 46 when his parents died. They never had talked to him about death, funerals or their estate. "They were part of the silent generation, and they never spoke about their intentions or final arrangements," he says. "I had no idea what their wishes were." Now Johnson...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama Sunday Abenmusik Chamber Choir Concert - 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St.; 635-3549, THURSDAY Screening of "Tsunambee - The Wrath Cometh" - Presented by Churchill Film Group, 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event...

  • Turin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious

    Updated: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus are returning to see the linen again when it goes back on display starting Sunday. The 4.3-meter-long (14-foot) cloth...

  • LGBT students, allies to participate in Day of Silence Friday to prevent bullying

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Friday is the annual Day of Silence, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Thousands of students across the country are expected to participate in the international event that brings attention to the anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment that is...

  • Colorado weighs 'Homeless Persons' Bill of Rights' proposal

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    DENVER -€” Homeless people in Colorado told state lawmakers Wednesday of being kicked by police, blocked from sleeping and thrown in jail for sitting in parks as lawmakers started work on a bill giving homeless people the right to seek civil remedies if they're harassed by authorities...

  • Future map of religions reveals world of change for Christians, Muslims, Jews

    By Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Muslims will overtake Christians by the end of this century. India, now mostly Hindu, will become the world's largest Muslim country. The numbers of people with no religious identity will soar in the U.S. and Europe, but the unaffiliated will lose worldwide market share as...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 12, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama SUNDAY "Sound & Fury" - Piano trios of Rebecca Clarke, Brahms and Mozart, 2:30 p.m. Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, $10-$20; 633-0655, Maurice Durufle's Masterpiece Requiem - Children's Chorale, Chamber...

  • Pope: Church must be 'oasis of mercy,' not severe fortress

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday proclaimed a special year of worldwide efforts by the Catholic Church to stress mercy, not severity, saying the institution's credibility was at stake. At St. Peter's Basilica Saturday evening, the pope listened as a Vatican prelate read...

  • Holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem draws thousands

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Christians have gathered in Jerusalem for an ancient fire ceremony that celebrates Jesus' resurrection. In a ritual dating back at least 1,200 years, they crowded Saturday into the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Christian tradition holds that Jesus...

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