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Pastors say Johnny Hunt, former SBC president accused of abuse, can return to ministry

By Bob Smietana — November 29, 2022

(RNS) — Once a beloved SBC pastor and president, Hunt will return to ministry just over seven months after the allegations were made public.

China vows more ‘friendly consensus’ amid Vatican complaints

By Associated Press — November 29, 2022

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing and the Vatican are once again tangling over the prickly issue of appointing Chinese bishops.

Right-wing Jews bail on Trump

By Mark Silk — November 29, 2022

(RNS) — The dinner with Ye and Fuentes was a bridge too far.

Death and the Little Black Funeral Dress

By Jana Riess — November 29, 2022

(RNS) — Each time I wear it to mourn someone I’ve loved, my dress becomes more steeped in love and history.

How to be one church in divisive times

By Charles C. Camosy — November 29, 2022

(RNS) — Remember the great gift of the exhortation, ‘Be the first to love.’

David Sills, former seminary prof accused of abuse, sues SBC and Guidepost

By Bob Smietana — November 28, 2022

(RNS) — Sills, who lost his job after admitting misconduct, claims SBC leaders used him as a scapegoat to bolster their public image.

In Advent, we hope and wait. Climate change doesn’t lend itself to either.

By Thomas Reese — November 28, 2022

(RNS) — Advent is supposed to be a time of anticipation and hope, but the threat of global warming brings me anxiety and fear.

Vatican opens new investigation, alleging disgraced cardinal secretly recorded Pope Francis

By Claire Giangravé — November 28, 2022

(RNS) — Cardinal Angelo Becciu, prosecutors say, secretly recorded a call with Pope Francis in which he seeks to avoid a trial on corruption charges.

It’s been a week since the Club Q shooting. Let’s not move on.

By Shane Claiborne — November 28, 2022

(RNS) — The LGBTQ community continues to bear a disproportionate amount of hateful gun violence in America.

Asian faiths try to save swastika symbol corrupted by Hitler

By Deepa Bharath — November 28, 2022

(AP) — The symbol is a millennia-old sacred symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism that represents peace and good fortune, and was also used widely by Indigenous people worldwide in a similar vein.

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