The Catholic archbishop of Denver and other religious leaders in the city are asking President Obama to stop Iraqi militants threatening Christians in Iraq.
A divisive abortion proposal suggested by Colorado Democrats was scuttled before it could come to a vote.
Colorado Democrats proposed an election-year measure to strengthen abortion rights. But they delayed a vote on their proposal Tuesday after a senator’s illness put the bill’s outcome in question.
Pope Francis on Wednesday named Monsignor Stephen Berg, the administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, as the new bishop of Pueblo.
Cheers erupted from the room at the Archdiocese of Denver where Catholic priests, seminary students and employees were anxiously awaiting the announcement of the pope from the Vatican in Rome.
Denver’s Roman Catholic archbishop says he’s grateful for the service of Pope Benedict XVI and says his impact on the church will be felt for generations.
It was a startling assertion that seemed an about-face from church doctrine: A Catholic hospital arguing in a Colorado court that twin fetuses that died in its care were not, under state law, human beings.
An anti-abortion group on Sunday held a walk to the Planned Parenthood building and others also rallied at the state Capitol. The rallies marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe V. Wade ruling.
Hundreds of mourners are gathered at vigils for the victims of the shootings at a suburban Denver theater showing the latest Batman movie on Friday.
Denver has a new archbishop to replace Archbishop Charles Chaput.