Germany offering imam training

OSNABRUECK, Germany – Ahmed Sami spoke only Arabic when he moved from Morocco to Germany eight years ago to work as an imam. During his Friday prayer services at a mosque in western Germany, he...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Southern Baptist leader decries yoga

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Southern Baptist leader who is calling for Christians to avoid yoga and its spiritual attachments is getting plenty of pushback from enthusiasts who defend the ancient...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Nondenominational gospel meetings to be held Nondenominational gospel meetings will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 14 at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave., and...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Lutheran group likely to rise from gay discord

MINNEAPOLIS – Richard Mahan and Anita Hill are both Lutheran pastors who were inside a Minneapolis convention hall last summer when delegates for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted to...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Need prayer? Calif. drive-thru takes orders to go

LOMA LINDA, Calif. – Joyce Kim needed a sign to remind her to pray.She found it a few months ago along a stretch of rural road where she and hundreds of other Southern California commuters drive...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Broncos rookie’s faith divides fans

DENVER – Michelle Olson calls herself the anti-Tebow.She is a diehard Broncos fan but has no love in her heart for its limelight-stealing sensation, rookie quarterback and evangelical everyman Tim...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

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

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