Need to know: Monday, April 29, 2019
The shooting came exactly six months since a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue killed 11 people in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.
Seven of the 17 petitions that made up the Traditional Plan are unconstitutional and will not be added with the others to the United Methodist Church’s rulebook.
Beto O'Rourke's campaign declined an invite to a conservative religious forum, but Pete Buttigieg's is considering it, along with another at a progressive seminary.
The coalition currently has 20 faith teams that have signed one-year covenants with 20 former inmates to offer support, encouragement and friendship.
Pete Buttigieg says God doesn't care that he is gay. Franklin Graham disagrees. But a recent survey suggests voters might be more open to a gay candidate than an evangelical Christian one.
Jeffrey Salkin writes, It is long past time for Jews and others to take the message public: Stop the Jew hatred!
Sunnyvale Police Chief Phan Ngo announced Friday that an investigation uncovered evidence that Peoples “intentionally targeted the victims based on their race and his belief that they were of the Muslim faith.” Ngo gave no details about the nature of the evidence.
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John T. Earnest, 19, surrendered to police after bursting into Chabad of Poway, California, and opening fire with about 100 people inside, killing Lori Kaye, 60.
Catholic leaders canceled Sunday Masses indefinitely across Sri Lanka and officials urged Muslims to stay home for Friday prayers in an extraordinary call by the clergy to curtail worship as fear of more attacks plagued the island nation after the deadly suicide bombings on Easter.
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Engagement with the Potter texts online brought millions to the World Wide Web, which in turn has indelibly shaped our approach to self and belief, writes Tara Isabella Burton.