RNS Morning Report: 2020 Voters; Bishop Curry on Selflessness; United Methodist General Conference

Voters cast their ballots at a polling place inside St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Baltimore on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Need to know: Friday, March 8, 2019

2020 Vision

Should Trump worry about white Catholic and mainline Protestant votes?

'The nature of the Catholic sensibility – based in both faith and reason – is such that does not lend itself to being ideological and rather lends itself to being persuadable,' said the president of Catholic Democrats. More from Religion News Service

Lenten Lessons

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches on selflessness at Baptist church

'Selfishness is a cancer that will destroy from within better than anything can destroy from without,' said Curry. More from Religion News Service

Special Session Recap

The ’Splainer: What happened at the United Methodist General Conference?

What does the Traditional Plan actually do, and what happens now? Let us ’Splain … More from Religion News Service

Surging Intolerance

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in France

In the past two months, swastikas have been scrawled on posters of Holocaust survivor and French national hero Simone Veil, who is interred in the Pantheon. A grove of trees planted to honor the memory of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old French Jew who was kidnapped, tortured and killed, was vandalized. More from Religion News Service

"Let the Stories Challenge Us"

A fresh take on Lent from Jewish New Testament professor Amy-Jill Levine

'If I’m not a believer in Jesus, and I think these are fabulous stories, how much more so should somebody who’s a Christian find extraordinary meaning in them?' Vanderbilt Divinity School Professor Amy-Jill Levine says of the stories of Holy Week. More from Religion News Service

Opinion

Anti-Semitism versus legitimate criticism of the state of Israel

While we seek and advocate for justice for Palestinians, we must also acknowledge the rootedness of anti-Semitism in Christian history, and its remnants in some of today’s Christian rhetoric, writes Mae Elise Cannon. More from Religion News Service

Free-Exercise Clause

The Supreme Court is quietly changing the status of religion in American life

In recent years, conservatives have contrived various means to obtain access to government money for religious entities, such as schools, and the lawyers representing them are receiving an ever more sympathetic hearing at the Court, writes Jeffrey Toobin. More from The New Yorker

 

 

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