Unconventional pastor, pioneering nuns & more faith conversations on Colorado Matters

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Photo: Denver pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber
Denver pastor Nadia Bolz-Webber officiating a same sex ceremony outside the Denver clerk's office on May 1, 2013.

This Friday on Colorado Matters, we look back on some of our favorite stories related to religion and faith.

  • An unconventional pastor: Meet tattooed, foul-mouthed Nadia Bolz-Weber of Denver, who has done a lot to shake up the image of the Lutheran church.
  • Promised lands: University of Denver professor Adam Rovner explores other places, besides Israel, that were in the running to become the Jewish homeland.
  • Architectural icon: Duane Boyle, the resident architect at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, gives a tour of the campus' distinct Cadet Chapel.
  • "Fight Church": Denver filmmaker Daniel Junge talks about his film "Fight Church," which follows some pastors who are teaching their congregants to cage fight.
  • Ground-breaking nuns: Sister Lydia Pena of the Sisters of Loretto talks about how the order provided the first high school diploma in the territory of Colorado, and its mission of education here since then.
  • Guardian angel?: CPR listener Samuel Helms of Lakewood shares his story about how a small gesture from a stranger had a huge impact on his family.