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RNS Updated Budget—Thursday, September 16, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 16, 2021
NEWS BRIEF RNS-PRRI-Insurrection: Survey: Who Americans blame for insurrection depends on their faith (RNS) — A new survey finds white evangelicals are far more likely than most other religious groups to blame left-wing activists for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Other white Christian groups are split on the question, while Black Protestants […]

RNS Opening Budget—Thursday, September 16, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 16, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Women-Lectionary: New lectionaries center stories of women, images of God as feminine in Scripture (RNS) — Christian publishers are offering more resources for female-focused worship and study, with two books of readings for church services debuting in the past month. Their authors say there’s room for more resources focused on the stories of […]

RNS Updated Budget—Wednesday, September 15, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 15, 2021
Eds: Mormon-MedSchool will not be coming today. NEWS STORY RNS-Bards-Fest: Post-Trump, Christian nationalists preach a theology of vaccine resistance (RNS) — At Bards Fest, a rally held in St. Louis last month, a peculiar variant of Christian nationalism was on display, one being spread by pastors and anti-vaccine influencers that mixes assertions about Christian nationalism […]

RNS Opening Budget—Wednesday, September 15, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 15, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-TammyFaye-Movie: ‘Eyes of Tammy Faye’ star Jessica Chastain finds woman behind media sensation  (RNS) — Chastain and co-star Andrew Garfield said their research led them to a deeper understanding of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, the couple they depict in the new movie that traces how the televangelists gradually became household names. By […]

RNS Updated Budget — Tuesday, September 14, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 14, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Catholic-Megachurch: Largest Catholic parish in US being built in ‘heart of California’s dairy industry’ VISALIA, Calif. (RNS) — With an estimated $18.5 million price tag, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will seat 3,200 people, encompass approximately 33,000 square feet and is expected to open this coming spring. The church is being built in Visalia, […]

RNS Opening Budget — Tuesday, September 14, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 14, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Catholic-Megachurch: Largest Catholic parish in US being built in ‘heart of California’s dairy industry’ VISALIA, Calif. (RNS) — With an estimated $18.5 million price tag, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will seat 3,200 people, encompass approximately 33,000 square feet and is expected to open this coming spring. The church is being built in Visalia, […]

RNS Updated Budget — Monday, September 13, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 13, 2021
NEWS BRIEF RNS-Sikh-America: An animated film to chronicle life of ‘Sikh Captain America’ in aftermath of 9/11 (RNS) — An animated feature, “American Sikh,” is set to chronicle the life of Vishavjit Singh, from his time in India, where his family survived the 1984 Anti-Sikh bloodshed, to his move back to the U.S., where he […]

RNS Opening Budget — Monday, September 13, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 13, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Pope-Budapest: In Hungary, the conservative heart of Europe, Pope Francis urges to “build bridges” (RNS) – In Hungary, where politicians have sought to create walls to preserve the country’s identity amid the migration crisis in Europe, Pope Francis advocates for building bridges with neighbors of other religions and backgrounds. By Claire Giangravè. 850 […]

RNS Budget Update — Friday, September 10, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 10, 2021
EDS: RNS-Lisante-911 will not transmit today. It will publish tomorrow and can be accessed and downloaded from our website at that time. We will transmit it on Monday. NEWS BRIEF RNS-Feucht-Trump: Donald Trump to join Sean Feucht worship concert on 9/11 at National Mall WASHINGTON (RNS) — Evangelical Christian musician and activist Sean Feucht will […]

RNS Opening Budget — Friday, September 10, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 10, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Pope-Travel: Questions over immigration, communion loom over Pope Francis’ trip to Hungary and Slovakia (RNS) – Pope Francis will embark for a jam-packed trip to the central European countries of Hungary and Slovakia Sep. 12-15. Despite his recent recovery from surgery, the pope will likely tackle hot-button issues, from immigration to communion and […]

RNS Updated Budget — Thursday, September 9, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 9, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Interfaith-911: 9/11 became a catalyst for interfaith relations and cooperation (RNS) — In the decades before 9/11, “three faiths” referred to Protestants, Catholics and Jews, with rare instances of partnerships beyond those between Christians or within Judeo-Christian circles. After the terrorist attack, there was increased intentionality in widening U.S. interfaith relations to include […]

RNS Opening Budget — Thursday, September 9, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 9, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Eviction-Moratorium: Religious organizations prepare for ‘potential onslaught’ of evictions (RNS) — The Supreme Court’s Aug. 26 decision to end the federal eviction moratorium brings new challenges for religious leaders and organizations working to empower the millions who are at-risk for homelessness in the U.S. By Kathryn Post. 1,200 words (category: a) NEWS STORY […]

RNS Updated Budget — Wednesday, September 8, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 8, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Catholic-Hurricane: Louisiana Catholics pitch in as clean up from Hurricane Ida continues (RNS)  — Catholics in New Orleans have rallied to help their neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The storm damaged dozens of churches in Archdiocese of News Orleans and closed down Catholics schools due to a lack of power and […]

RNS Opening Budget — Wednesday, September 8, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 8, 2021
NEWS BRIEF RNS-Bishop-Wuhan: Pope Francis selects new bishop in Wuhan (RNS) — Pope Francis selected Rev. P. Francesco Cui Qingqi to become the new bishop of Wuhan, the sixth episcopal in China since the Vatican signed a provisional agreement with Beijing in 2018. By Claire Giangravè. 400 words. (category i) NEWS STORY RNS-Aztec-Lawsuit: San Diego […]

RNS Updated Budget — Tuesday, September 7, 2021

By Religion News Service — September 7, 2021
NEWS STORY RNS-Afghan-Evacuee: Evacuees, faith-based groups worry about Afghans left behind after US airlift ends (RNS) — Faith-based refugee resettlement agencies are helping people like Mustafa and their families to settle into their new homes in the U.S. and advocating for those left behind. By Emily McFarlan Miller. 1,440 words. (category: a) NEWS STORY RNS-Religious-Artisans: […]
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