Handwritten Bible a labor of faith

PHILMONT, N.Y. – In the beginning, Phillip Patterson decided to write out every word in the Bible. On empty pages, he wrote of Adam, an ark, locusts, loaves, fishes and the resurrection in his...

DATE: May 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Not quite the 21st century’s Michelangelo

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. – The religious scenes playing out on the interior walls of St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church could have been painted centuries ago: Saints with gilded halos, winged angels...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Woman campaigns to end priestly celibacy

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – She uses a wheelchair and carries the weight of her 87 years, but Clelia Luro feels powerful enough to make the Roman Catholic Church pay attention to her campaign to end...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

All Saints Anglican Church names new minister All Saints Anglican Church, Reformed Episcopalian, will welcome a new minister May 5. The Rev. Edward Fowler is moving to Durango with his wife,...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Methodist church to begin sermon series The Rev. Jeff Huber at First United Methodist Church of Durango will begin a new sermon series called “Jeremiah: Faith for Tough Times” this weekend. The...

DATE: April 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Religion

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

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