Monks can’t escape Egypt turmoil

ST. ANTHONY’S MONASTERY, Egypt – In a cave here high in the desert mountains of eastern Egypt, the man said to be the father of monasticism took refuge from the temptations of the world about 17...

DATE: April 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Permit allows Hopi to take 40 golden eaglets in 2013

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has authorized the Hopi Tribe to collect 40 nesting golden eagles this year for religious use, but the number that can be taken from the...

DATE: April 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Haircut attacks send Amish members to jail

BERGHOLZ, Ohio – The Amish schoolhouse quiets as students in first through eighth grades settle into tight rows of scuffed metal desks to begin singing, their voices rising and dipping like the...

DATE: April 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Prayer a choice for Utah school athletes

LOGAN, Utah (AP) – Before they walk out onto the court, the boys basketball team huddles together in the locker room. Away from the eyes of the public and even the coaches, one of the players...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Religious, labor leaders address immigration billWASHINGTON – Religious and labor leaders are criticizing plans by senators writing an immigration bill to boost employment-based immigration and...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Easter weekend services in Southwest Colorado

All Easter weekend services are on Sunday unless otherwise noted. An asterisk indicates child care is provided. Most other churches will hold their regularly scheduled services. A list of services...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Jehovah’s Witnesses to meet in FarmingtonMembers of the local Durango-English Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, as well as members of Aztec, Bloomfield, Chama, Cortez, Farmington, Ignacio and...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormon missionaries can begin serving sooner

ALPINE, Utah – Nick Emery – a three-time Utah state champion and two-time state high school player of the year – was courted by college basketball superpowers UCLA, Kansas and North Carolina.But...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Francis worries his security team

VATICAN CITY – Forgive Pope Francis’ security team for looking a bit nervous. One pope was shot in St. Peter’s Square while riding in an open vehicle. Another was tackled by a woman with mental...

DATE: March 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

St. Paul’s set to host Family Sunday School St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will host the monthly Family Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Sunday at the church, located on Junction Street directly across from...

DATE: March 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Holy Week services in S.W. Colorado

Most churches will hold their regularly scheduled services on Palm Sunday. Other special Holy Week services will take place from Palm Sunday through Good Friday at area churches. A list of those...

DATE: March 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Spiritual training talk to take place March 24The Christian Science Church of Durango will host two free events by speaker Josh Niles of Boise, Idaho, on March 24 in the Eolus Room of the Durango...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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