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St. Columba to present palliative care program

An educational program about palliative care will be presented at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Parish Center at St. Columba Catholic Church, 1800 East Second Ave. Dr. Anne Rossignol will...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

MOSCOW – Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Easter weekend services at churches in Durango, Bayfield and Durango

Easter weekend services at Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio churches are listed here. All services are on Sunday unless otherwise noted. Services with an asterisk mean child care is provided. CALVARY...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Why is Easter called Easter and other holiday facts

This Sunday, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason for this...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Holy Week services at Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio churches

Holy Week services held through Good Friday at local churches are listed here. A second schedule for Easter weekend will run April 15. Services with an asterisk mean child care is provided....

DATE: April 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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More births expected for Muslims than Christians worldwide

NEW YORK – In recent years, Christians have had more babies than any other religious group worldwide. But by 2035, Muslims are projected to experience the higher birth rate, putting the world’s two...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Growing prejudice in U.S. unites Jews, Muslims

NEW YORK – They sat on either end of the congressmen’s couch, one a Jewish health care executive whose parents fled Germany in 1936, the other the Kashmiri Muslim chairman of a well-known American...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Church cops? Congregation eyes its own unusual police force

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Briarwood Presbyterian Church already has more than 4,000 members, two private schools and its own radio station. And if administrators have their way, the wealthy congregation...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Pope warns of ‘very grave sin’ when jobs are cut unjustly

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis said Wednesday that employers who fire workers for unclear economic reasons are committing a “very grave sin” and should ensure dignified work for all their...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Holy week at First United Methodist to begin April 8

Holy week at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive, will be April 8-16. Ongoing Sunday services include contemporary worship at 8 and 9:30 a.m., and traditional service at 11 a.m. Holy...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Neuroscientist leaves lab to pursue priesthood

Even as he sought the truth day in and day out, peering into mice brains in the lab to figure out the mysteries of addiction and depression, Jaime Maldonado-Aviles was filled with uncertainty. Was...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Ecumenical Lent services to be held before Holy Week

Durango churches will hold Lent services in March and April, before Holy Week begins April 8. These ecumenical services will be offered at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and will include community worship and...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion