Need to know: 06/24/2016
The times they are a-changin'
More evangelicals believe that the U.S. once was a Christian nation and is no longer, a worry that coincides with an election season focused on immigration and cultural change. More from Religion News Service
Not a cent
“We never gave the bad guys one penny,” said the Rev. Andrew White, the acclaimed “Vicar of Baghdad.” More from Religion News Service
‘Inter-religious dialogue at the grassroots’
Sacred Heart Sister Merly James said work with the Hindu pilgrims has convinced her that "more than 90 percent of people trust in God." More from Religion News Service
What does this mean?
A group of Muslim women who claim in a lawsuit they were kicked out of a California restaurant for wearing headscarfs have been accused of “civilizational jihad” by a lawyer for the restaurant. More from www.theguardian.com
A dirty job, but…
Hundreds of Filipinos donning capes of banana leaves have covered themselves in mud in a ritual to thank their patron saint, John the Baptist. More from Mail Online
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‘Basically audible tweets’
The event felt more like a cross between a revival meeting and a campaign rally, says J. Nick Pitts. More from Religion News Service
Things left undone
Every hostile act against LGBT people we witness without standing up and speaking out makes us complicit in what happened in Orlando, says Robert A. Rees. More from Religion News Service
“It’s not about boycotting Thanksgiving, but raising that awareness to stop the perpetuation of … the myth that’s told around Thanksgiving,” says Laura Wagner. More from www.washingtonpost.com
Truly 'Livin’ On A High Note'
The soon to be 77-year-old will be the second gospel singer to be recognized in the awards’ history. More from www.nytimes.com