Colorado Springs area religious events starting Sept. 6, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

FRIDAY

"I'd Like to Buy an Enemy" - 7 p.m., Beth-el Mennonite Church, 4625 Ranch Drive. With homemade pie auction to benefit peace work;...

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

By: The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart."

Reflecting his...

Catholics love their celebrity pope and most - not all - his priorities

By: Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service

Americans are gung-ho for Pope Francis' U.S. visit - if they know he's coming.

They really like him, too, particularly Catholics - even if they're sometimes confused about what he believes.

But most...

East-West Travelblog: From 'atheist' to 'Christian' over breakfast

By: Religion News Service

Travelblog is a series of occasional posts by RNS national correspondent Kimberly Winston, who is on the road with in Washington, D.C., Nashville, Tenn., Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan with...

Colorado nun who stood up to Billy the Kid faces sainthood test

By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Italian-born nun who confronted Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools faced her first test for the long road to sainthood on...

God and gold: Legacy of Colorado mining camp's Father Dyer still shines

By: Steve Rabey, Religion Correspondent

After gold was discovered in Colorado in the summer of 1859, the hopeful headed west, creating mining camps and primitive towns throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Two years later, a circuit-riding Methodist...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Aug. 30, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

RELIGION CALENDAR

Music/Drama

SEPT. 11

"I'd Like to Buy an Enemy" - 7 p.m., Beth-el Mennonite Church, 4625 Ranch Drive. With homemade pie auction to benefit peace work; 636-2716.

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Vandals damage Colorado Mormon temple construction site

By: The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — The Fort Collins Police Department is looking for a group of vandals who damaged the construction site of the temple of the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan...