Need to know: Friday, March 15, 2019
'We Must Not Be Silent'
As the Southern Baptist Convention confronts allegations of sexual abuse in its ranks, leaders of some of its affiliated organizations as well as other denominations are seeking to educate clergy and other staffers about appropriate boundaries. More from Religion News Service
Christchurch Mass Shootings
Forty-nine people were killed in an attack in two mosques in New Zealand. The man who claimed responsibility for the shooting said he came to New Zealand only to plan and train for the attack, according to police. More from Religion News Service
'Broker Of Authors'
Christian’s Alive agency created a market for a slate of faith-based authors who together topped the New York Times best-seller list 15 times. More from Religion News Service
Controversial Clarification Process
A rabbinical court has asked some immigrants to Israel to prove they are genetically Jewish before they can be married, a standard some say violates Judaism’s own definitions of Jewishness. More from Religion News Service
What happens when an accident, old age or illness robs loved ones of their memory, and we forget that they are a child of God, Kate Bowler asks. More from Religion News Service
Investigation & Accusation
For six days a week, every week, in a crowded office in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Serikzhan Bilash had been ringmaster of one of the most influential efforts detailing China’s internment of Muslim minorities. More from The New York Times