Happy first-day-of Autumn, everybody. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today:
Episcopal Church’s presiding bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to step down next year.
Former president of The King’s College Dinesh D’Souza faces his sentencing today in a campaign finance case.
A Chinese court imposed a life sentence Tuesday on a Muslim scholar who championed the country’s Uighur minority, receiving the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicted of illegal political speech.
A Portland immigration activist from El Salvador has taken sanctuary in an Oregon church.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a Jewish group’s lawsuit accusing a Connecticut district commission of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007.
Pope Francis called for international cooperation on migration crisis.
A senior tennis team with Orthodox Jewish members is suing the United States Tennis Association over its refusal to change a tournament schedule to accommodate the players’ observance of the Sabbath.
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