Clergy taxes * A Christian returns * Yeshiva allegations : Monday’s Religion News Roundup

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One of the houses in the Parsonage Road Historic District in New York.

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One of the houses in the Parsonage Road Historic District in New York.

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Clergy's tax-exempt housing declared unconstitutional. An ex-Mousketeer has returned to Christianity from Paganism. More Yeshiva University sex abuse allegations come forward.

  • Brian Pellot

    I’m apparently nerdy enough to know that you’re not supposed to abbreviate Doctor Who as Dr. Who. “Doctor” is his first name, or something? I’m sure someone even nerdier will clarify 🙂

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  • Sarah Pulliam Bailey

    Thanks for sharp eyes, Brian! Fixed.

  • I wrote about such exemptions in my blog this morning, but if there is any good to come out of this, (most preachers are not as extreme in their beliefs of the IRS involvement in the church…I asked for the moon in that blog) thus… THIS may be the warning shot that will wake them up to the fact that they are about to leave Kansas for good.
    Church, you have the right to remain silent… here is your 501c3 status.Translation: “Church, shut up, sit down and if you are good boys and girls, we will give you a special tax-free status.”
    See writing at the following link:

  • The jews did not kill Jesus… no one could have killed Him. The scripture says He gave up the Ghost… you can not kill God but He can kill you….