Need to know: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
'Think of the Victims First'
To Rabbi Jonathan Perlman, a lengthy trial in which the prosecution would highlight Robert Bowers’ documented stream of anti-Jewish invective might be too much for his congregation to bear. More from Religion News Service
As Kashmir faces a security lockdown and widespread media blackout, U.S. Kashmiris are kicking up a new wave of activism focused on 'azaadi.' More from Religion News Service
Plans for a meeting in the Philippines are off because space was not available for the full two weeks needed to host the gathering of United Methodists from around the world. More from Religion News Service
Articles of Faith
British director Gurinder Chadha's latest film, 'Blinded by the Light,' depicts a lost teenager in Margaret Thatcher's Britain finding salvation through perhaps the unlikeliest of saviors — Bruce Springsteen, writes Simran Jeet Singh. More from Religion News Service
Vaping is "clearly against the Word of Wisdom," says the LDS Church, in a clarification I am truly glad to see. But . . . et tu, green tea? Jana Riess writes. More from Religion News Service
'Build a Safer and More Inclusive Indiana'
Faith leaders and gun-control activists are calling for Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to stand up against white supremacy and gun violence, including supporting a ban on assault weapons. More from Washington Times Herald
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