Protestant groups divest from fossil fuels

PITTSBURGH – A group of Protestant churches has become the first U.S. religious body to vote to divest its pension funds and investments from fossil fuel companies because of climate change...

DATE: July 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Rabbi seeks Montana’s faithful

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s small Jewish population is scattered across a huge state that has more rodeos than rabbis, but one man is logging thousands of miles to seek out the faithful one doorway...

DATE: July 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Rabbinical intern to work at Har Shalom Eli Herb, a student at Hebrew College in Boston, will spend a second summer as a rabbinical intern at Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203. He is...

DATE: July 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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FBI to pull bus ads over community concerns SEATTLE – The FBI says it’s pulling some advertisements off buses in the Seattle area, after some people complained that they stereotyped Muslims. The...

DATE: June 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormon missionaries at record high

SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church is preparing to blanket the globe with more missionaries than ever as a surge of young men and women pack their white shirts, ties and knee-length skirts. The...

DATE: June 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Gay-marriage rulings divide religious leaders

Religious leaders on opposing ends of the gay-marriage debate alternately referred to Wednesday as a tragic and a celebratory day after the Supreme Court’s decisions on two same-sex marriage cases....

DATE: June 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Christ in Youth brings 1,200 to Fort Lewis

Fort Lewis College has been home to 1,200 new faces this week and will be home to many more in the two weeks ahead. The “Move” event – put on by Christ in Youth, a nonprofit that collaborates with...

DATE: June 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Tennessee churches offering free legal assistance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When Grace Liverman needed to write a will, the 66-year-old who suffers from lupus and other health problems didn’t know where to turn. So she called her pastor at Hamilton...

DATE: June 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

N.C. protesters split on Bible’s message

RALEIGH, N.C. – During the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s Capitol in handcuffs to show their opposition to policies by the GOP-controlled Legislature....

DATE: June 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Christian fiction writers to meet June 22 American Christian Fiction Writers of Colorado announces a free one-day writing workshop called “Fiction FUNdamentals” from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 at...

DATE: June 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

The Bible reigns as Norway’s best-selling book

OSLO, Norway – It may sound like an unlikely No. 1 best-seller for any country, but in Norway – one of the most secular nations in an increasingly godless Europe – the runaway popularity of the...

DATE: June 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Methodist church to host Bible schoolFirst United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive, will hold Vacation Bible School from June 17 to 21. There are two times to choose from, (which have been...

DATE: June 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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