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New neuroscience research helps explain our growing attraction to spiritual retreats

As she walked along a New York City street on an October night seven years ago, Katie Kozlowski was so upset that her boyfriend had stood her up that she didn’t even notice the taxicab before it...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First Presbyterian to offer science camp

A free science camp for elementary school-age kids, “BASIC: Believe, Ask, Serve, Impact, Celebrate,” will be offered from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. June 5-9 at First Presbyterian Church, 1159 East Third...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Quietly, faith leaders build the ‘Religious Left’

When Linda Sarsour got involved in planning a massive Women’s March for the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, she needed dozens of speakers to give brief remarks onstage. Sarsour, a...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First United Methodists to offer ‘The Gospel According to Dogs’

The sermon series “The Gospel According to Dogs” will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, starting May 20, at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. Sermons will celebrate and explore...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Dharma center to offer beginning meditation class

A beginning meditation class will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in June at Durango Dharma Center, 1800 East Third Ave, Suite 109. The class will include an experiential introduction...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First Baptist to hold ‘Celebration Sunday’

“Celebration Sunday” will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 332 E. 11th St. For more information, call 247-0624.

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Miracles, virtues: How Catholic saints are made

VATICAN CITY – Lengthy historic investigations. Decrees of “heroic virtues.” Miraculous cures. The Vatican’s complicated saint-making process has long fascinated Catholics and non-Catholics alike,...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Tara Mandala Retreat Center to host open house

A free, all-day open house will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 14, at Tara Mandala Retreat Center, 4000 Forest Service Road 649, about 15 miles southwest of Pagosa Springs. A guided tour of the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Populists of a different kind: Pope Francis to meet with President Trump

VATICAN CITY – Oh, to be a fly on the wall. When Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump at the Vatican at the end of this month, the world will be watching how the Argentine “slum pope”...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Neglected U.S. civil rights church is returning to its glory in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A 19th century church in Tennessee that fell into disrepair despite the notable role it played in the civil rights movement is now being resurrected. With its tall tower and...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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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