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Pope seeks to defuse Korea tension, push nuclear disarmament

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and to boost support for disarmament with a Vatican conference that will bring together 11 Nobel...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Rod Dreher is the combative, oversharing blogger who speaks for today’s beleaguered Christians

BATON ROUGE, La. – Rod Dreher’s life is an open book. Several, actually. The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, about his late sister. How Dante Can Save Your Life, about his love of the Italian poet....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Polygamous group is slowly losing its power in remote town

HILDALE, Utah – In a place where political contests are virtually unknown, the campaign signs offer the latest hint that a polygamous group is losing its grip on this remote red rock community...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Fired by ESPN for a racist headline, he’s finding his second chance as a Catholic priest

Within moments, what started as an ordinary late shift in the office at ESPN turned into one of the worst nights of Anthony Federico’s life. Federico lived for the big stories in sports. And the...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Methodist church to hold annual holiday bazaar

First United Methodist will hold its 44th annual Holiday Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The event will feature vendors, handmade crafts, homemade pie, plants,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Germany marks 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s challenge

BERLIN – German leaders on Tuesday marked the 500th anniversary since the day Martin Luther is said to have nailed his theses challenging the Catholic Church to a church door, a starting point of...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormon missionaries can now use smartphones

SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church’s gradual embrace of the digital age for missionaries took another step forward this month as the religion announced it is nearly doubling the missions where...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Methodists to host Emmaus potluck

An Emmaus Gathering potluck will be held Monday at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The schedule will include: 6:15 p.m., sign-in and food drop-off for potluck in fellowship hall....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

St. Mark’s to hold ‘Connect with Your Angels’ workshop

The Inner Peace Movement will sponsor an experimental workshop, “Connect with Your Angels,” from 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 1 and Nov. 15 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. Participants...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

First United Methodist Church to offer new sermon

A new sermon about “success and the good life” will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; and at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mexican immigrant takes sanctuary in western Colorado church

CARBONDALE – A Mexican immigrant and activist who has lived in western Colorado for 16 years has taken refuge in a church to avoid deportation. Sandra Lopez of Silt moved into Two Rivers Unitarian...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Roman theater uncovered at base of Jerusalem’s Western Wall

JERUSALEM – Israeli archaeologists earlier this month announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem’s Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion