St. Columba Parish to hold Rosary Day

St. Columba Parish invites the community to join in a Rosary Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the church, 1800 East Second Ave. The Rosary will be led continuously each half hour....

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

‘McJesus’ sculpture sparks outrage among Israel’s Christians

HAIFA, Israel – An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country’s Arab Christian minority. Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

McCarrick accuser cooperates with NYC prosecutors on abuse

VATICAN CITY – The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors, evidence that the scandal that has convulsed the papacy is now...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Santa Fe archbishop pledges to open priest abuse records

ALBUQUERQUE – The head of the largest Roman Catholic diocese in New Mexico has pledged to open sealed records related to priest child sexual abuse cases as victims, attorneys and others push for...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

14th-century mystic appeals to ‘spiritual but not religious’ Americans

The percentage of Americans who do not identify with any religious tradition continues to rise annually. Not all of them, however, are atheists or agnostics. Many of these people believe in a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Dharma Center offers daylong retreat Feb. 16

The Durango Dharma Center will offer a daylong retreat, “Relaxing into Presence,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Beth Sternlieb, a visiting teacher from California, will discuss how to cultivate a...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Lawsuit: Mormon Church failed to keep child safe from abuse

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Another member of the Navajo Nation is suing the Mormon church, saying he was abused in a now-defunct program that sent children into foster care for the school year. Unlike...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Christians celebrate Epiphany across Europe

SOFIA, Bulgaria – Christians across Europe celebrated Epiphany on Sunday, with worshippers plunging into icy waters and parades being held in Poland and elsewhere. At the Vatican, Pope Francis...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Exorcisms reflect how Christians understand faith, world

“The Exorcist,” a horror film released 45 years ago, is a terrifying depiction of supernatural evil. The film tells the story of a young American girl who is possessed by a demon and eventually...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Vatican spokesman, deputy resign amid crisis period for pope

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, and his deputy resigned abruptly Monday amid an overhaul of the Vatican’s communications operations and a crisis period in Pope Francis’ papacy....

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Priest on mission to commit good deeds across the U.S.

LOS ANGELES – Father Jim Sichko has a 50-state congregation and a simple mandate from the pope: Go forth and do good deeds. That’s why the Roman Catholic priest found himself standing by the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Religion

Members fight to reopen small Denver Catholic church

DENVER – Members of a small Denver Catholic church built by Hispanic families are fighting to reopen their parish over a year after it was closed by the archbishop. A group of about 50 people...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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