Can yoga be Christian? Yes, it can

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga. Yoga is typically seen as either a Hindu practice or, more recently and...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Durango to host Easter services Saturday, Sunday

Easter weekend services will be held Saturday and Sunday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. A Holy Saturday great vigil of Easter candlelight service at 8 p.m. Saturday. The...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Area around Jesus’ baptism site being cleared of land mines

QASR EL-YAHUD, West Bank – Pilgrims seeking serenity during a visit to Jesus’ traditional baptism site may be rattled to discover they are surrounded by thousands of land mines left over from...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Churches that survived Sept. 11 give in, install metal detectors

NEW YORK – The two stone churches near the foot of Broadway, in the shadow of the World Trade Center, have seen fire and calamity and the sweep of American history, and through it all have kept...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormon church to allow parents in youth bishop meetings

SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church is changing its guidelines for how local leaders handle sexual abuse reports and one-on-one meetings with youth a week after a former prominent missionary leader...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

On Palm Sunday, pope urges youth to raise their voices

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Palm Sunday urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard, even in the face of corrupt or silent elders. The pope’s message comes on the heels of...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Women find a safe haven at Christian sober living homes

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Nineteen-year-old McKaylynn Sporcich awoke last Easter from a medically-induced coma, recovering after she took tainted drugs while trying to purchase heroin on the streets....

DATE: March 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Presbyterian Church to observe Good Friday

A Good Friday Tenebrae service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, at First Presbyterian Church of Durango, 1159 East Third Ave. The church sanctuary will open at 5 p.m. for prayer. For more...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Farmington church offering services on Easter

Easter services will be held Sunday, April 1, at Cross Roads Community Church, 2400 North Butler Ave., in Farmington. A sunrise resurrection service at 7 a.m., and Easter celebration services at 9...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Baptist Church to hold Easter services

First Baptist Church, 332 E. 11th St., will host the following Easter services: March 25: Palm Sunday, 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. March 30: Good Friday, 7 p.m. April 1: Easter Sunday, 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m....

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Vatican bows to pressure, releases retired pope’s letter

VATICAN CITY – Stung by accusations of spreading “fake news,” the Vatican on Saturday released the complete letter by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis after coming under blistering...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

In schools, a growing push to recognize Muslim and Jewish holidays

WASHINGTON – When her daughters were children, Khadija Athman packed the major Islamic holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, with celebration. They opened gifts and covered their hands in henna....

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

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