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(The Conversation) — Thailand's Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Soul-searchers hoping to heal wounds left by the coronavirus are once again strapping on backpacks and following trails marked with a seashell emblem to the shrine in the city of Santiago de Compostela.
By Christa Winkler, Musbah Shaheen, Zach Hooten — June 3, 2021
(The Conversation) — A survey of over 3,000 students found that how much students' appreciation of gay, lesbian and bisexual people increased during college varied by their school's religious affiliation.
(The Conversation) — Southern Baptists are calling for an investigation into the ordination of three women. A scholar explains why this continues to be a fraught issue, even though 2,500 women have been ordained to date.
(AP) — Two papal envoys will investigate “possible errors” on the part of Cologne's archbishop, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki and three German bishops in dealing with cases of sexual abuse by clergy and others.