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Nicolais: Our shared communities — from soccer bar to the church pews — make sure we never walk alone

After two years of broken interaction with various communities, it is life-affirming to be back among the people who know me

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Easter reminds us to resurrect love every day

After struggling for years to fully embrace Easter, I finally came to peace when I thought of it as an example for my daily life rather than a one time miracle

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Of G-d, big questions, dark alleys, and Whoopi Goldberg

In which the boy’s simple curiosity sends Mom into an examination of religion and generosity

Opinion Columns

SunLit Interview: A mystery on the family ranch led author David M. Jessup to a trilogy

Oral history provided the basis for "Mariano's Woman." Then the author began crafting the fictional account that explores human motivation.

SunLit

SunLit Excerpt: In “Mariano’s Woman,” a mother seeks her dead daughter’s spirit-being

Author David M. Jessup introduces a native woman whose quest to reconnect with her child winds through cultural clashes and enduring spiritual questions

SunLit

New fence at the edge of Cielo Vista Ranch interrupts 150-year-old religious pilgrimage

10-foot-tall wildlife fence interrupting historic stations of the cross is latest strike in the decades-long squabble between wealthy landowners and Sangre de Cristo Land Grant descendants in the San Luis Valley.

Equity

Nicolais: Returning to church service in person brought me an unexpected surprise

After almost two years watching video feeds of services from home, last Sunday seemed to have a special reminder for me

Opinion Columns

Valor Christian students hold protest in support of gay volleyball coach who said he was forced to quit

Inoke Tonga said the school’s pastor and athletic director held a meeting with him last week, questioning him about a social media post that led them to believe he is gay

Coloradans

The Denver metro area may be more religiously diverse than you think

Migration patterns uniquely affect the Denver area’s religious makeup

News

Opinion: When words become sticks and stones, we abuse our freedoms

Despite great diversity in religious belief and practice, we believe religious leaders and faith communities are uniquely positioned to promote respect and civility.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: In Mike Pence, evangelicals had their “24-karat-gold” man in the White House

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s review of Catholic Church sex abuse named priests, but not those who covered up their crimes

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office said time limited the investigation. The Catholic Church says it’s taken responsibility. But victims say the whole story hasn’t been told.

News

Colorado drops coronavirus capacity limits on houses of worship after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Public health officials are still recommending that houses of worship limit the number of people they let attend services

Coronavirus

A list of Colorado priests named in the supplemental Catholic church abuse report, where they worked and when

Of the 25 priests named in the supplemental report, 9 were not identified in the original investigation into the church, which was completed in October 2019

Opinion: Barrett confirmation hearings evoke different meanings of motherhood

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s Catholic dioceses paid $6.68 million to 73 survivors of priest abuse

Some claims were paid to previously unknown victims. Eight claims were rejected by the Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program and another eight are pending.

News

Where mask-wearing isn’t gospel: Colorado churches grapple with reopening

The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique

Coronavirus

Colorado congregations — one Jewish, one Black — swap pulpits, music in a push for racial justice

Beth Evergreen, a synagogue in the foothills, and Zion Temple Church, a predominantly Black congregation in Denver, seized the moment to strengthen their bonds

Coloradans

U.S. Justice Department backs Colorado church lawsuit against Gov. Jared Polis

High Plains Harvest Church argues that the Colorado governor's coronavirus policies discriminate against houses of worship and violate First Amendment rights to religious freedoms

Coronavirus

What’d I Miss?: The password is “compassion”

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