Need to know: 05/25/2016
So long, snipers!
Muslims have been portrayed as “good” or “bad” in many films and television shows, but Hollywood is moving to change this by asking Muslims to become part of the creative process. More from Religion News Service
Whatever happened to paper bag puppets?
Now Candace Payne wants to use her viral fame to share the gospel. More from Charisma News
Et tu, Rick?
“The most important issue is preserving the Constitution of this country and a liberal Supreme Court will destroy it,” said Santorum, a Catholic considered a top spokesman for social conservatives. More from TheHill
Ta ta, Tutu
The Rev. Mpho Tutu told local media that since the Anglican Church of South Africa does not recognize her marriage, she could no longer serve it. More from Religion News Service
And this makes sense?
“I’m all for offending people’s religion,” says the famous atheist in a new interview following his mild stroke, adding: “Rationality ought to be polite and humorous. Aggressive atheism is sometimes attributed to me, but I think wrongly.” More from www.theaustralian.com.au
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God and mammon
“Though large and small publishers are all active in the market, a few key Christian houses dominate,” writes Lynn Garrett. More from PublishersWeekly.com
“Barbershop,” Middle East version
Filmmaker Iris Zaki took a job in a Haifa, Israel hair salon to show how women think about the conflict between Jews and Arabs. More from www.nytimes.com
Real poo, no sham
The Mughal mausoleum is being stained by bug feces dyed green by muck in a local river. More from www.washingtonpost.com
The imam spoke to Vatican media about why terrorism should be abhorrent to Muslims who correctly interpret Muslim texts, and how his university is spreading that message to youths. More from www.washingtonpost.com