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Monday, July 27, 2015

Today's headlines ~ July 27, 2015

How U.S.-style megachurches are taking over the world, in 5 maps and charts
The Washington Post: While the United States may have started the trend, the future of megachurches may lie in the rest of the world.

Push within religions for gay marriage gets little attention
The New York Times: The debate about same-sex marriage that has gotten too little attention is the intrareligious one.

25 years later, houses of worship living up to spirit of Disabilities Act
Religion News Service: Although the ADA didn't require accommodation and accessibility in places of worship, many went ahead and did it anyway.

Boy Scouts expected to end controversial ban on gay scout leaders, volunteers
Washington Post: The governing board of the Boy Scouts of America is expected to lift its ban on openly gay employees and adult volunteers, a decision that is likely to keep the massive youth organization out of court but could divide it further.

The pope's eco-bedfellows
Crux: You don't always see high hosannas to Catholic popes in The New York Review of Books, a literary intellectual magazine once dubbed the ground zero of Radical Chic.

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