RNS Morning Report: Craig Groeschel Quarantined; India's Citizenship Law; EXLLDM Subreddit

Pastor Craig Groeschel. Photo courtesy of Life.Church

Need to know: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Abundance of Caution

Craig Groeschel, Life.Church pastor, quarantined at home after coronavirus exposure

Craig Groeschel, pastor at one of the largest churches in the U.S., is in isolation after exposure to the coronavirus while at a conference in Germany. More from Religion News Service

Urging Repeal

Albany becomes third city to condemn India’s citizenship laws

The capital of New York state has passed the United States' third resolution denouncing the far-right Indian government’s changes to citizenship laws that allege anti-Muslim bias. More from Religion News Service

Online Support Group

How Reddit is helping ex-La Luz del Mundo members cope with life after the church

The subreddit appears to include commentary from former and current members of the church who may be nonbelievers but who remain in La Luz del Mundo for their families and loved ones. More from Religion News Service

'Radical Pacifist'

Dorothy Day defied definition. Now the potential saint is the subject of a new film.

The former journalist who founded the Catholic Worker movement was a committed Catholic who gave her life to the cause of the poor, yet also disdained government assistance. More from Religion News Service

Spiritual Politics

Pope Francis in the jungle

When it comes to the Amazon, he's got a plan for dealing with capitalism, but not for addressing the priest shortage, writes Mark Silk. More from Religion News Service

Barrier Broken

Buttigieg’s candidacy made being gay and openly Christian normal, LGBT activists say

Pete Buttigieg made history as the first openly gay presidential candidate to win primary delegates before ending his campaign on Sunday. But LGBT advocates say he broke another, equally important barrier: He spoke openly of his Christian faith in a country where religion and gay rights are often seen at odds with each other. More from The Washington Post🔒

 

 

 

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