Civil rights legend James Meredith says he’s on a mission from God

JACKSON, Miss. – James Meredith is a civil rights legend who resists neatly defined narratives. He integrated the University of Mississippi while braving mob violence in 1962 – yet he worked in the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

LINCOLN, Neb. – For more than a decade, a conservative Catholic diocese in Nebraska was the only church in the U.S. that refused to participate in annual reviews of sexual misconduct that were a...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Woman suing over rape by Mormon leader speaks at his church

SALT LAKE CITY – A woman who sued a former Mormon missionary leader claiming that he raped her in the 1980s went to his church in Arizona on Sunday and told his congregation that church leaders are...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Dharma Center to teach mindfulness

An introduction to mindfulness course will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 19 through Oct. 17, at Durango Dharma Center, 1800 East Third Ave., Suite 109. Dharma Center meditation...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Pope’s remedy to those seeking scandal: prayer and silence

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Monday recommended silence and prayer to counter those who “only seek scandal,” division and destruction in what appeared to be an indirect response to allegations...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Ukrainian city remembers Jews on Holocaust anniversary

LVIV, Ukraine – The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city’s Jewish population by...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Women’s Bible study groups start Sept. 13

Bible Study Fellowship International classes for women will be held at 9 a.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 13, at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. Satellite groups will be held at: 6...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Men’s Bible study groups start Sept. 11

Bible Study Fellowship Group International classes for men will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 11 at First Baptist Church of Durango, 332 E. 11th St. This year’s study is titled “The...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Baptist Church in Durango sets Bible study schedule

Fall and winter Bible study sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 5, and continue weekly at First Southern Baptist Church of Durango, 1715 West Second Ave. Sessions...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Why it’s so hard to hold priests accountable for sex abuse

A grand jury report recently found shocking levels of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church. It uncovered, in six dioceses, the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children and named 301 perpetrator...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Catholic board seeks parishioner-led abuse investigation

A committee created by the Catholic Church specifically to prevent sexual misconduct by clergy issued a damning assessment this week of the failings to stem the abuse, calling it an “evil” caused...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Pope’s alleged cover-up pivots on when, if sanctions imposed

VATICAN CITY – The archbishop of Washington on Monday “categorically denied” ever being informed that his predecessor had been sanctioned for sexual misconduct, undercutting a key element of a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

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