Priest at home with soccer fans

THESSALONIKI, Greece – Many soccer fans follow the sport religiously, and Father Christos Mitsios is no exception.The 51-year-old Greek Orthodox priest has become a mainstay in the hardcore section...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Independent groups shaping Judaism

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – They gather blocks from Harvard Square to greet the Sabbath with communal prayer, their eyes winced closed, hands clapping as they sing in fervent Hebrew. The group worships in...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Finding blessings amid despair

"Happy are those ..." are not just the three words that introduce the Beatitudes from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. They are three words that offer hope and healing to people struggling with...

DATE: July 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Methodist Church to hold bosok saleFirst United Methodist Church will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 2917 Aspen Drive.Proceeds will support mission...

DATE: July 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Vatican revises abuse rules

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican revised its in-house rules to deal with clerical sex abuse cases Thursday, targeting priests who molest the mentally disabled as well as children and doubling the statute...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Church program brings kids to college

More than 3,000 teenagers have visited Durango during the last three weeks to attend MOVE, a program of Christ in Youth."There is a total spread in size and denominations ranging from a group of...

DATE: July 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Class on meditation to be held in DurangoCenters of Light will present the class "Introduction to Meditation and Christian Mysticism" beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Durango.The six-week course will...

DATE: July 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Har Shalom announces eventsCongregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203, announces the following events:•A family picnic and a "Roots and Wings" sharing discussion will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at...

DATE: July 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Human misery may lead to some personal growth

The power of sound has been used to express joy in worship and calm the troubled spirit. But it was the shock of a bombexploding and the shrieks and moans of the dying that may have led to the most...

DATE: June 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Baptist church to hold outdoor serviceThe public is invited to join First Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Durango Community Recreation Center Amphitheater for a breakfast brunch...

DATE: June 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Lutheran church group to go mountain biking The Christ the King Lutheran Church CtK Outdoors group will go mountain biking today. Participants should meet at 9:30 a.m. at the church, 495 Florida...

DATE: June 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Spiritual center to tap into rhythm, soul

Teaching lessons about meditation, creativity and reaching our human potential, Michael Beckwith has touched a note in the American consciousness.Now, after three years of planning, the Four...

DATE: June 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion