More Faith And Values Articles

  • New Colorado Springs faith-based magazine honors 'mountaintop moments'

    By celine Wright Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    When Jeffrey Holmquist moved to Colorado Springs a year ago, he noticed a niche that he had the skills to fill. Despite the city's large religious community, there was no faith-based newspaper. So Holmquist quit his job at the Pueblo Chieftain in June and decided to go off on his...

  • Colorado Springs man part of project aiding Haitian children

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    The Spirit Airlines red-eye from Denver to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, connects through Miami, one of the richest cities in the world, and two hours later touches down in one of its poorest. "If you want to help people, there's an opportunity and you don't have to go to Africa or New...

  • Ben Carson draws a huge crowd at Colorado Springs book signing

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    More than an hour before Ben Carson was set to arrive, a few hundred people were lined up outside Mardel, a Christian and education supply store in Colorado Springs. The supporters wore pins, clutched copies of his books and held signs, imploring Carson, a former director of...

  • Pope's Iraq envoy: Minorities need to be defended

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' envoy to Iraq says religious minorities being attacked by Islamic militants must be defended now and given international protection so they can return home, reinforcing the Vatican's position that military force is justified in this case. Asked about...

  • Pittsburgh bishop taking ALS challenge for priest

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh plans to take the ice bucket challenge to support a priest who has Lou Gehrig's disease, but says he will donate his money to a charity that doesn't use embryonic stem cells for its research. Bishop David...

  • Colorado Springs organization scrambling to help flood victims in India

    Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Devastating flooding in north India has a Colorado Springs organization scrambling to help. Flooding has forced people in Motipur, India, to evacuate from their homes. They're in need of food, clean water and hygiene products, according to the faith-based organization ServeNow....

  • Colorado won't see gay marriage yet

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    DENVER — Gay marriage isn't coming to Colorado yet. A federal appeals court on Thursday extended a stay on a ruling from last month that found the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the court has stayed similar rulings in other...

  • Oklahoma Catholic archbishop files lawsuit against Satanist group related to 'black mass'

    Carla Hinton, NewsOK
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Catholic archbishop has filed a lawsuit against a Satanist group, alleging it stole a sacred and revered item from a Catholic church for use in its “black mass” at the Civic Center Music Hall.  Wednesday, the Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley filed the lawsuit in...

  • Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man's...

  • Pope urges "fraternal" dialogue with China, others

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis made a new gesture of outreach to China and North Korea on Sunday, saying he "earnestly" hopes to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conquerer" trying to take away the identity of others. Francis...

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