Iconic glass-paned church converted to Catholic cathedral

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – An iconic glass-paned church in Southern California that once housed a booming televangelist ministry has been transformed into a cathedral to give the region’s Catholics a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Southern Baptist Church of Durango to host Old Testament study

First Southern Baptist Church of Durango will begin a detailed study of the Old Testament book first Samuel at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 1715 West Second Ave. The...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Over 400 sex abuse lawsuits filed as litigation window opens

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Barbara Barnes of Durango elected as Catholic Daughters state officer

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Saints Peter and Paul No. 2669, in Wheat Ridge, was the host for the 47th Biennial Colorado State Convention in June. New state officers were elected...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First United Methodist Church to host back-to-school dinner

First United Methodist Church of Durango will host a “Back to School” connect barbecue potluck immediately after the 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, service at the church in the Fellowship Hall and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

U.S. Christians hold diverse views on climate change

In their second round of debates, Democratic presidential candidates called for aggressive measures to slow climate change. As Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has said, “We are the first generation to...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Over 2 million Muslims in Mecca for start of hajj pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia – More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Love Out Loud – an interfaith collaborative – serves Durango community

Herald Staff Report Local interfaith group Love Out Loud spent a week serving the community in June. Members took to heart the Dalai Lama’s words: “It is not enough to be compassionate – you must...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

New massacres a jolt for clergy who coped with past attacks

As Americans reel from back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, religious leaders who have experienced violence in their houses of worship are venting their anger at the persisting violence and...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Immigrants taking sanctuary in churches hit with huge fines

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Devotional candles to St. Jude, the Holy Trinity and the Virgin of Guadalupe sit on a bookshelf by the door of a classroom in a United Methodist church. A sewing machine is a...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Clergy across U.S. mobilize to support migrants, asylum seekers

The prospect of a nationwide sweep of immigrants and asylum seekers has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations across the United States to stand ready to help vulnerable...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

St. Ignatius Church to host celebration Sunday

St. Ignatius Church will celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 15449 Highway 172, Ignacio. A Mass celebration at 10:30 a.m. will be followed by dinner,...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

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