5 Buddhist teachings that can help you deal with coronavirus anxiety

Buddhist meditation centers and temples in coronavirus-hit countries around the world have been closed to the public to comply with social-distancing measures. But Buddhist teachers are offering...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Pandemic, border crackdown hamper Catholics’ aid to migrants

NOGALES, Mexico – For years, Catholic-led, U.S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the Mexican border. Tough new border policies,...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Summit Church to hold virtual Easter services

Easter services at Summit Church will be conducted via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/summitchurchdurango/live . 5:30 p.m. Saturday:Easter Sunday Livestream 6:30 a.m. Sunday: Outdoor Easter...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

At Summit Church, the internet helps ... a bit

A new daily devotional is offered at 9 a.m. on Facebook by Summit Church. Pastor Jeff Huber is working with his congregation to replace the words “social distancing” with the phrase “physical...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Virus forces world religions to change plans for holidays

SILVER SPRING, MD. – The global pandemic is upending the season’s major religious holidays, forcing leaders and practitioners across the spectrum to improvise. They’re having to find new ways to...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

As offerings dwindle, some churches fear for their future

NEW YORK – As in-person worship services are canceled or downsized amid the coronavirus outbreak, some churches across the U.S. are bracing for a painful drop in weekly contributions and possible...

DATE: March 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormons to hold major conference without attendees

SALT LAKE CITY – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Wednesday that it will hold a major conference in April that features speeches by top leaders without any attendees...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Summit Church offers community support in times of stress

Summit Church, formerly First United Methodist Church of Durango, 2917 Aspen Drive, offers a communitywide program with highly trained, caring volunteers to help people through life’s challenges,...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Faith before basketball for Yeshiva University champions

NEW YORK – Each of the mighty Maccabees has his role on the men’s basketball team. Gabriel Leifer sinks three-pointers; Daniel Katz is the defense wizard; Simcha Halpert makes the perfect alley-oop...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Gospel of Matthew’s message rings loudly for some 2020 Dems

NEW YORK – When Pete Buttigieg launched his first statewide television ad in South Carolina two months ago, its opening lines may have sounded familiar to a churchgoer. The ad opens with footage...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

More companies boost faith-based support for employees

NEW YORK – It has become standard practice for U.S. corporations to assure employees of support regardless of their race, gender or sexual orientation. There’s now an intensifying push to ensure...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Moving faith: Mexican town’s saint feast lives in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – In Midwestern boots or bare feet in sandals, the faithful walked in procession down a snow-covered street here, keeping the rhythm of festive music and carrying paintings of St. Paul,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

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