Need to know: 06/16/2016
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About 500 conservative Christians, mostly evangelicals, have been invited to attend "a conversation" with Donald Trump and Ben Carson. More from Religion News Service
So you’re saying he has a chance?
But their support for Trump is nearly 20 points lower than it was for previous GOP nominees. More from Religion News Service
For me but not for thee?
An Arkansas pastor moved to boot SBC leaders who supported the right of Muslims to build mosques. He lost. Big. More from Religion News Service
A former SBC president called the vote a "historic opportunity to show we have repented of these ungodly attitudes." More from Religion News Service
The Russian Orthodox Church cast a pall over the June 20-26 meeting on Crete by calling for the session to be postponed. More from Religion News Service
The president and the Tibetan Buddhist leader talked about the shooting attack in Orlando and climate change. More from Religion News Service
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Remarkable sleuthing, and debunking
A hotly contested, supposedly ancient manuscript suggests Christ was married. But believing its origin story requires a big leap of faith. More from The Atlantic
SPOILER: He ain’t like the old pope
A first look at Jude Law playing Lenny Belardo, the first American to be elected pope -- and surely the hottest, and most dangerous. More from Religion News Service
Loyal to a fault?
John Mackey stands by his friend Gafni, a New Age guru and former rabbi who has been accused of abusing power and molesting a teenage girl. More from The Forward
Akyra Murray’s family went to Orlando to celebrate her graduation, and she and her cousin and friend decided to go dancing at Pulse. More from The Compass
“Those are all the Father’s Day presents for the rest of your life,” the Rev. Tiffany Nagel Monroe remembers joking with her dad following their ordinations. More from The United Methodist Church