Religious leaders assess Biden, with hope and dismay

Donald Trump’s departure from the White House and the start of Joe Biden’s presidency have stirred new hopes among many religious leaders in the United States, while causing dismay among others....

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Religion

Christianity on display at Capitol riot sparks new debate

WASHINGTON – The Christian imagery and rhetoric on view during the Capitol insurrection Jan. 6 are sparking renewed debate about the societal effects of melding Christian faith with an exclusionary...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Religion

Trump-supporting Christian leaders and their messages

Support for President Donald Trump has been consistently strong among evangelicals, with some professing that he has been the best friend Christians have had in the White House. On the first Sunday...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Religion

How St. Ignatius just might help you keep that resolution

Making and breaking New Year’s resolutions is a familiar and discouraging annual ritual for many people. Almost inevitably, in a few short weeks, many find they are unable to meet their goals of...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Presbyterian Church Durango to host virtual Christmas Eve service

First Presbyterian Church Durango will present a Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. For the Zoom link and other options to see the service, visit www.fpcdurango.org .

DATE: Dec. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

More U.S. churches are committing to racism-linked reparations

NEW YORK – The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledges that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church in New York City erects a plaque noting the building’s creation in 1810...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Faith takes forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up

ATLANTA – Bishop Reginald Jackson stepped to the microphone at a drive-in rally outside a church in southwest Atlanta as his voice carried over a loudspeaker and the radio to people gathered in,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mission Endowment Fund at Durango Lutheran church now accepting grant applications

The Mission Endowment Fund Committee of Christ the King Lutheran Church is now accepting grant applications for projects that support the mission of Christ the King. The mission is, “To love and...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

White evangelicals like Trump, but Catholics split their vote

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump won support from about 8 in 10 white evangelical Christian voters in his race for re-election, but Catholic voters split almost evenly between him and Democratic...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Christian churches mirror country’s political division

NEW YORK – The messages in Christian houses of worship on the first weekend since the election were as divided as the country’s electorate, with religious leaders mostly calling for peace and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Black archbishop’s rise to cardinal marks historic moment

WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., Archbishop Wilton Gregory is set to become the first Black U.S. prelate to assume the rank of cardinal in the Catholic Church, a historic appointment that comes...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Black churches mobilizing voters despite virus challenges

NEW YORK – For the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember – and not just because it yielded a historic result as the nation elected its first Black president....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

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