Need to know: Monday, May 11, 2020
Shock to Friends and Colleagues
Friends mourn Darrin Patrick, megachurch pastor and author, who died of apparent 'self-inflicted gunshot wound'
Darrin Patrick, a megachurch pastor who fell from grace and then returned to ministry, died this week of what appears to be a "self-inflicted gunshot wound," according to Seacoast Church. More from Religion News Service
Akida Pulat and other Uighurs suspect their parents have disappeared into this system. In a social media video they plan to publish on Sunday (May 10), she and over half a dozen young Uighurs around the world will demand the release of their mothers. More from Religion News Service
'Bummer of a Summer'
More than any other institution, camps provide the glue for future Jewish commitments. More from Religion News Service
Drive-In Mother's Day
In the wake of COVID-19, houses of worship are finding creative ways to honor motherhood this Sunday at a time when many churches cannot yet publicly gather. More from Religion News Service
She is globalized but also localized, a symbol of the conquering religion subversively reinvented by the conquered, writes Kaya Oakes. More from Religion News Service
For the second time in as many weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is tackling a major religion case. This time the question is whether lay teachers at parochial schools are exempt from the nation's fair employment laws. More from NPR