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Survey reveals how Americans mistrust one another

Evangelicals look down on atheists’ values. Nonreligious people fear that conservative Christians want to limit their freedoms. Republicans worry that Muslims pose a threat to their physical...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Some Mormons await guidance on political rifts at conference

SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church is holding its twice-a-year conference this weekend amid a tumultuous political climate in the U.S. and without the participation of its ailing 90-year-old...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Methodist church to hold potluck

The Connect Team at First United Methodist Church will host a Connect Fellowship Potluck after the 5:30 p.m. Saturday service at the church, 2917 Aspen Drive. Those who attend are asked to bring a...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

‘Don’t be afraid!’ Pope starts campaign to promote migrants

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year education campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. and Europe, urging the...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Episcopal church to hold animal blessing

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will hold a special outdoor worship service to celebrate the life of St. Francis and God’s gift of creation at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at Rotary Park, 1565 East Second Ave....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Unitarian church to preview Kristof visit

To preview a visit by journalist Nicholas Kristof, an event to discuss the documentary series “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” will be held from 7 to 8:30...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches

HOUSTON – Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach. For many of them,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Methodist church to offer divorce care

A faith-based divorce-care support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 2 through Nov. 27, at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. Meetings are open to adults and children...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Talks at Seventh Day Adventist Church to address archaeology, the Bible

The Seventh Day Adventist Church will host a seminar series about archaeology and the Bible. David Merling, a retired archaeology professor from Andrews University, will present “The Search for...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Pope overhauls key institute to reflect his vision of family

ROME – Pope Francis has overhauled the Vatican institute most closely associated with the conservative sexual morals promoted by St. John Paul II, saying it was necessary to adapt and expand its...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to celebrate 50 years in Durango

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango is celebrating 50 years of diversity and inclusivity this month. The Rev. Katie Kandarian-Morris, who has been with the fellowship since 2014,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Sacred Heart Church to hold rite of Christian initiation for adults

The Rite of Christian Initiation Program, a time of inquiry, learning, prayer and community, will be held from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 27 and continue through Easter at Sacred...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion