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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

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Episcopal bishop to attend first of new Lenten series at St. Mark’s

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will host a study and conversation series, “Tough Texts and Talking Together,” at 9:15 a.m. Sundays through Lent (March 5 to April 9) at the church, 910 East Third Ave....

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Religion key to humans’ social evolution, scientist says

BOSTON – In humans’ mysterious journey to become intelligent, socializing creatures like no other in the animal world, one innovation played an essential role: religion. That’s the theory that a...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Former Philadelphia Eagles chaplain to preach Sunday at Florida Mesa Presbyterian

Stan Wood, internationally-recognized church consultant and former Philadelphia Eagles chaplain, will speak at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Florida Mesa Presbyterian Church, 1024 County Road 230....

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First United Methodist to feature new sermon series

A seven-week sermon series focused on the Gospel of John will start on Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive, and continue each Saturday and Sunday until Easter Sunday, April...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Christ the King to hold Seussian sermon

To honor the birthday of Theodor Geisel, Dr. Seuss, (March 2), Pastor Tim Orlowski will present his entire sermon in Seussian rhyme on Sunday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road....

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Dharma Center to offer conscious parenting class

Maureen Fallon-Cyr, mindfullness-based psychotherapist, will teach a five-session series on conscious parenting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays on March 8, March 15, March 22, April 5 and April 12 at...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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U.S. bishops denounce folk saint ‘Santa Muerte’

ALBUQUERQUE – Bishops in the United States are denouncing the skeleton folk saint known as La Santa Muerte – a figure Roman Catholic leaders in Mexico routinely have attacked for the deity’s...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Pope insists native people have rights over their lands

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion