Need to know: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
'Shattering Justice & Re-Making the Muslim Threat'
The visual timeline of post-9/11 policies and programs highlights the 'underlying Islamophobia' linking nearly two decades of torture, immigration crackdowns, surveillance overreaches and more. More from Religion News Service
News of Wilson’s passing followed a series of tweets he posted throughout the day Monday that dealt with suicide, including a post encouraging followers to remember that even though loving Jesus doesn’t cure mental illnesses, he does offer companionship and comfort. More from Religion News Service
'Actions of Repentance'
'This is the Seminary recognizing that along with repentance for past sins, there is also a need for action,' said Virginia Theological Seminary President Ian S. Markham. More from Religion News Service
Engaging with Criticism
On his flight back from a weeklong trip to Africa, Pope Francis answered critics of his papacy, saying that although he hopes for dialogue he’s not afraid of a schism. More from Religion News Service
Recent news stories have brought home to me how inhospitable the LDS Church is to hearing women's voices, and how very hospitable it is to protecting male power, writes Jana Riess. More from Religion News Service
Jewish Rituals in Protests
The Tisha B’Av protests were part of an ongoing national mobilization of progressive American Jews that seeks to abolish ICE, to close the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border, and to implement just and humane immigration policies. More from Religion & Politics
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