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  • Latest survey on LGBT students show schools remain hostile environments

    Debbie Kelley
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network released on Friday its biennial National School Climate Survey report, which shows how ongoing hostile school climates impact the safety and mental health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, as well as their education....

  • '23 Blast' might be best of this year's true-story high school Christian football dramas

    By Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Starring Mark Hapka, Stephen Lang, 
Timothy Busfield; directed by Dylan Baker; 98 minutes; PG-13 for teen drinking and a crude reference. The inspirational sports drama "23 Blast" tells the true story of Travis Freeman, a high school football star stricken with an infection that...

  • Winter homeless shelters get permits to open in Colorado Springs

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Colorado Springs city planners approved permits Wednesday for two winter homeless shelters, clearing the way for each facility to operate every night from Nov. 1 through April 15, the head of the city's housing division said. The permits, approved by the city's Downtown Review Board,...

  • Bible app reaches milestone with 1,000th available translation

    By Carla Hinton The Oklahoman -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Edmond, Okla. - People living in the West African nation of Cameroon are connecting to the Gospel because of Oklahomans they never have met. And one Oklahoman in particular, Bobby Gruenewald, couldn't be happier. Gruenewald, pastor-innovation leader at LifeChurch.tv, created the...

  • Christian writer in Colorado Springs speaks against assisted suicide

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    This month, Brittany Maynard made headlines upon announcing that she moved from California to Oregon with the express purpose of using the state's Death With Dignity law. Oregon is one of five states where physician-assisted suicide is legal. Maynard, a 29-year-old newlywed, has...

  • 5 Things to Know about Pope Paul VI

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis beatified Pope Paul VI on Sunday at the end of a remarkable meeting of Catholic bishops discussing family life, marriage, divorce, sex and gay unions. Paul VI oversaw the Second Vatican Council, the 1962-65 world-wide church meetings which brought the...

  • Colorado Springs area religion calendar for Oct. 19, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Music/Drama Saturday "Healing Sounds of the Cosmos" - With Matthew Kocel, 7-9 p.m., Unity Church in the Rockies, 
1945 Mesa Road, $15 in advance, $20 day of event or at door; 471-4556, healcsprings.eventbrite.com. OCT. 26 Eric Wicks Organ Recital - 3 p.m., First Lutheran Church,...

  • Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

    NICOLE WINFIELD and DANIELA PETROFF, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families. The bishops failed to approve even a...

  • Focus on the Family denounces broadcaster's Ebola comments

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    A Focus on the Family official said comments made this week by a Christian radio broadcaster about Ebola were off the mark and astray of views Christians ought to take in light of the outbreak. "Our first response as Christians to tragedies such as Ebola ought to be one of concern and...

  • Large development to replace ballfields on Focus on the Family land in Colorado Springs

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Focus on the Family and a North Carolina developer are planning a $50 million to $60 million retail complex with high-end shopping and dining, beginning with land where baseball diamonds host Little League baseball games. The Highlands at Briargate project, a nearly 30-acre...

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