Religion and belief

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Why so many white evangelicals in Trump’s base are skeptical of climate change

When President Donald Trump announced that he is withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, he alarmed religious leaders here and around the globe who decried the...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Churches collaborate on Love Out Loud events

Volunteers from six different churches brightened lives this weekend working in gardens, preparing meals and doing service projects around town. The annual Love Out Loud event was expected to draw...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The Rev. Larry Gallegos died Friday

The Rev. Larry Gallegos, who had been with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Durango on and off for nearly 30 years, died Friday. He was 78. “You won’t believe how many people I’ve had call me and...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Longtime Durango Dharma Center leaders scale back roles

Katherine Barr was spiritually adrift for much of her life. She was 48 years old when a friend gave her a book by Jack Kornfield, a best-selling author and Buddhist practitioner. It was then that...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Vacation bible school scheduled in Marvel

Marvel United Methodist Church and Mountain View Community Church will host a vacation bible school from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5-9 at Mountain View Community Church, located north of Fort Lewis...

DATE: June 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Christ the King to host day camp

A summer day camp for children, “Following Jesus’ Lead,” will be offered July 10-13 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road. The camp, for preschool-age children to sixth-graders,...

DATE: June 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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New neuroscience research helps explain our growing attraction to spiritual retreats

As she walked along a New York City street on an October night seven years ago, Katie Kozlowski was so upset that her boyfriend had stood her up that she didn’t even notice the taxicab before it...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First Presbyterian to offer science camp

A free science camp for elementary school-age kids, “BASIC: Believe, Ask, Serve, Impact, Celebrate,” will be offered from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. June 5-9 at First Presbyterian Church, 1159 East Third...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Quietly, faith leaders build the ‘Religious Left’

When Linda Sarsour got involved in planning a massive Women’s March for the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, she needed dozens of speakers to give brief remarks onstage. Sarsour, a...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First United Methodists to offer ‘The Gospel According to Dogs’

The sermon series “The Gospel According to Dogs” will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, starting May 20, at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. Sermons will celebrate and explore...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Dharma center to offer beginning meditation class

A beginning meditation class will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in June at Durango Dharma Center, 1800 East Third Ave, Suite 109. The class will include an experiential introduction...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

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First Baptist to hold ‘Celebration Sunday’

“Celebration Sunday” will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 332 E. 11th St. For more information, call 247-0624.

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion