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Preacher gets caught with poisonous snakesKNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A snake-handling Kentucky preacher has gone back home from a Tennessee courtroom without his venomous serpents. The Knoxville News...

DATE: March 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Will new pope type own tweets?

VATICAN CITY – He quotes Amy Winehouse and, unlike Benedict XVI, actually taps out his tweets himself. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is an erudite scholar with a modern touch – and that is seen by...

DATE: March 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Colo. evangelicals urge immigration reform

DENVER (AP) – Citing a new focus on biblical passages that call for Christians to treat foreigners and strangers well, Colorado evangelicals are turning into a potent force in the push for...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Congregation Har Shalom announces programsCongregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203, will host these programs:First Friday’s March Purim Weekend with Rabbi Eliot Baskin will take place from...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Family Sunday School to be held Feb. 24Parents and their children ages 4 to 8 are invited to attend a Family Sunday School session at 9:15 a.m. Feb. 24 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2611 Junction...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Israeli seeks rabbinical revolution

JERUSALEM – When Rabbi David Stav launched his official campaign last month to wrest control of Israel’s top religious institution from its longtime hardline leadership, it was a long shot.But just...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Bishops want broader birth-control exemptionAmerican bishops said Thursday the Obama administration’s latest compromise on birth-control coverage and religious employers doesn’t go far enough to...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Colo. churches change secular to sacred

LOVELAND (AP) – Two Loveland churches are working to transform the secular into the sacred.Volunteers and staff members from Bent Tree Church were pulling out the bar and dismantling the beer pong...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Marriage broadcast seminar set to be held in BayfieldPine Valley Church will host an online broadcast, “Lifelong Love Affair” by Jimmy and Karen Evans, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Shift seen in church stance on gays

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Rev. Robert Jeffress has changed the way he talks about homosexuality from the pulpit. The pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Dallas Church hasn’t stopped preaching...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

High-tech is going ultra-Orthodox in Israel

JERUSALEM – In a chic auditorium typically reserved for late-night concerts, Israel’s next generation of high-tech entrepreneurs are gathered. Though their vocation is modern, their appearance and...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Pagosa catholic church to host Super Bowl partyPope John Paul II Catholic Church, 353 S. Pagosa Blvd. in Pagosa Springs, will host a Super Bowl party Feb. 3.Festivities will begin at 3 p.m. with...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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