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Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.

US bishops file brief supporting web designer who objects to gay marriage

Jun 21, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

The U.S. bishops are coming to the aid of a Colorado web designer, a Christian who fears prosecution under state... Read more

Colorado governor Jared Polis speaks at a press conference, June 11, 2020.

Colorado governor signs bill codifying access to abortion, contraception

Apr 5, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Colorado governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday codifying the right to abortion and contraception in the state.  Read more

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What's in Colorado's abortion bill? Here's why pro-lifers are alarmed

Mar 14, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Colorado lawmakers are debating The Reproductive Health Equity Act, a piece of legislation which would codify Colorado’s place as one... Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.

US Supreme Court to hear case of web designer who objects to gay marriage

Feb 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear the case of a Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state... Read more

Bishops in Colorado back conscientious exemption for coronavirus vaccines

Aug 6, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic bishops in Colorado have emphasized the need to respect those with conscientious objections to the COVID-19 vaccines and... Read more

The Colorado capitol building in Denver.

Colorado law allows sex abuse victims to collect restitution in civil court from public, private institutions

Jul 9, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Tuesday, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 88, which allows victims of sexual abuse to file... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark answered questions during a press conference at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly on June 13, 2019.

Cardinal Tobin, Colorado bishops warn against federal abortion funding

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic leaders this week warned that proposed legislation could push billions of federal tax dollars toward funding of elective abortions. Read more

Kendrick Castillo and his father, John Castillo

Kendrick Castillo’s killer convicted of murder

Jun 16, 2021

The man who shot and killed Kendrick Castillo was convicted of murder on Tuesday and could face life in prison... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Wedding cake, controversy and faith: Colorado baker's book recounts years-long legal fight

Jun 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker whose decision not to bake cakes for same-sex weddings ended up taking him before the... Read more

Bishop-designate James Golka will head the Colorado Springs Diocese.

Pope names new Colorado Springs bishop: a Nebraska priest 'fascinated by Jesus Christ'

Apr 30, 2021

“I invite you to become fascinated by the Lord… I can’t wait to see what he does with us.” Read more

Colorado bishops to restore Sunday Mass obligation on Pentecost

Apr 11, 2021

The Sunday Mass obligation will be restored for Catholics in the state of Colorado next month, unless sickness or another... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

After Supreme Court victory, Colorado baker in court for declining gender transition cake

Mar 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips, a Christian cake baker, was again in court for declining to make a cake that expresses messages contrary... Read more

Flowers at a fence outside the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado where a gunman opened fire on March 23, 2021. 

After Boulder shooting, archbishop calls for ‘conversion of hearts’

Mar 23, 2021

Archbishop Samuel Aquila said he is “deeply saddened” by a mass shooting in northern Colorado early this week, and called... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Supreme Court vacates ruling on Colorado church restrictions

Dec 15, 2020

The Supreme Court accepted a church’s appeal against coronavirus restrictions in the state of Colorado on Tuesday, even after the... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Colorado lifts church capacity limit, asks Supreme Court to drop lawsuit

Dec 10, 2020

The Governor of Colorado has asked the Supreme Court to drop a church’s lawsuit against the state after he lifted... Read more

Federal judge: Colorado’s anti-coronavirus rules can’t single out churches

Oct 22, 2020

A federal judge has said Colorado officials may not enforce anti-coronavirus limits against two churches, saying that the state rules... Read more

Participants at the 2019 March for Life in Washington, DC.

Colorado abortion ban backers optimistic, but opponents have big funding advantage 

Oct 16, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Polling shows a close race for a Colorado ballot measure seeking to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, and... Read more

Denver bishops ask Hispanic voters to support 22-week abortion ban

Sep 28, 2020

The bishops of the Archdiocese of Denver are calling on the local Hispanic community to support Proposition 115, a ballot... Read more

Dr. Tom Perille, president of Colorado's chapter of Democrats for Life, displays a model of a seven-month-old fetus at the Colorado capitol, Feb. 11, 2020.

Coloradans gather final round of signatures for late-term abortion ban

May 15, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

A coalition of volunteers in Colorado hopes to gather enough signatures in the next two weeks on a petition to... Read more

People line up for new coats Nov. 20 at a Denver coat giveaway organized by the Knights of Columbus.

Knights of Columbus give hundreds of new coats to Denver’s homeless before snowfall

Nov 20, 2019

By Mary Farrow

On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up... Read more