Hijab-wearing mayor wins ‘tolerance’ in Bosnia

VISOKO, Bosnia-Herzegovina – When Amra Babic walks down the streets of the central Bosnian town of Visoko wearing her Muslim headscarf, men sitting in outdoor cafés instantly rise from their...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

N.Y. evangelical college probes ‘Obama’ filmmaker

NEW YORK – A conservative scholar behind a high-grossing documentary that condemns President Barack Obama is under investigation by the evangelical college he leads over a report he took a woman...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Movie about Criseros War to be screened in Pagosa“For Greater Glory” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Liberty Theater, 418 Pagosa St., in Pagosa Springs.This is a retelling of the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Mormonism, voter enthusiasm concern evangelicals

NEW YORK – Evangelical leaders worried that Mitt Romney’s Mormonism could suppress conservative turnout on Election Day are intensifying appeals for Christians to vote.In poll after poll,...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Universalist church earns designationThe Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango has completed a year and a half of study, discussion and special programming to earn the designation of...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Faith based support group to meetA new faith-based support group called “Metanoia” will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Catholic Education Center, 462 Lewis St. in Pagosa Springs....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Minn. prison labors to meet religious needs

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – Russell Simmons was 35 years old in the summer of 2006 and facing five years behind bars. Five years away from family, friends and the life he used to know in Sauk...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Lutheran church to offer Family Sunday SchoolSt. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2611 Junction St., will start Family Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. This program will be offered the last Sunday of...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

St. Mark’s newcomer has hard act to follow

There’s no question he has big shoes to fill. When the Rev. Ken Malcolm took over as rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in June, he was beginning his tenure at a church that had been led by the...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

Who’s going to hell? New movie explores answer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – How can a loving God send people, even bad people, to a place of eternal torment? A new documentary struggles with questions of punishment and redemption and how culture affects...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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‘Loving presence’ circle to meet on SundaysThe Circle of Silent Loving Presence will meet from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Sundays beginning Sept. 30 in Kathy Curran’s Yoga Studio, Room 32 on the third floor of...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Beginning meditation class being offeredThe Durango Dharma Center will sponsor a weekly beginning meditation class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continuing each Wednesday for five weeks through...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Religion

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