Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Today's News - August 19, 2015

Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, to step down
Washington Post: National Cathedral dean announces he will step down Dec. 31, two years early, saying the cathedral needs major financial and programmatic changes.

Why Franklin Graham's salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofits
Religion News Service: Franklin Graham's annual compensation of $880,000 has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing themselves as CEOs instead of as God's servants.

Chautauqua
Commonweal: Edward Wheeler visits The Chautauqua Institution of 2015, a gated village of 750 acres, host to thousands of people for a nine week summer program organized around weekly themes.

High-ranking US Jesuit: Married priests would be healthy for the Church
Crux: A high-ranking US Jesuit says he wouldn't be surprised if Pope Francis ushers in an era of married priests in the Roman Catholic Church, and says the move would be healthy for the Church.

More educated people in China embracing Christianity to find true meaning of life
Christian Today: What exactly is driving the growth of Christianity in a communist country that officially does not subscribe to any religion?

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