Need to know: 10/03/2016
What comes after forgiveness?
The shooting 10 years ago in a placid Lancaster County hamlet made headlines across the world as the Amish rushed to forgive the shooter. But the grief and pain live on. More from Religion News Service
‘There is always good’
As investigators look into what caused a New Jersey commuter train crash, some residents of this New York suburb ponder what role God and fate play in such tragedies. More from Religion News Service
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's longtime personal aide says that the former pontiff might have tried to hold on to travel to Brazil for World Youth Day had it been held in 2014. More from cruxnow.com
Prejudice in paradise
Behind the good-life gloss of Boca Raton lurks a layer of anger directed at Muslims that’s deepened across the country in the 15 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. More from www.bostonglobe.com
Who am I to judge?
“When a person (who is gay) arrives before Jesus, Jesus certainly will not say, ‘Go away because you are homosexual,'” Francis said. More from Religion News Service
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As Jews enter the Days of Awe, which began at sundown on Sunday, Rabbi Berger’s sermon on the Challenger disaster has achieved a piercing and eerie kind of immortality. More from www.nytimes.com
Silence and respect
Sacred space is a physical structure full of religious symbols. But people who've seen it or worshipped inside it know that it's also comprised of special behaviors. More from DeseretNews.com
The demonstrations in North Dakota are just the beginning. More from thinkprogress.org
Mark Silk asks: What is it about conservative religion in white America that explains the readiness of its adherents to overlook Trump’s sins? More from Religion News Service
Proof that God loves us
Church leaders suddenly have a choice to make: adapt or die. So now, some priests and pastors are meeting their parishioners not just at the altar, but at the bar on the corner, as well. More from munchies.vice.com