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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Apocalypse now and again

Local pastors on the rise
United Methodist News Service: UMC local pastors are on the rise numerically, and though typecast as mainly leading small churches, they are landing in a range of positions and church sizes.

How should America deal with the sinners in its prisons?
The Atlantic: Pope Francis's visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia represents a different way of thinking about the humans behind bars.

Media coverage of papal trip had its ups and downs
National Catholic Reporter: Heidi Schlumpf assigned herself a difficult task during the papal visit: consuming and reviewing the media coverage.

Chicago's Catholic churches see the light -- and cut their carbon emissions
Pacific Standard: The Archdiocese of Chicago is acting on the pope's environmental message.

Apocalypse now and again … your choice of dates for the end of the world
The (London) Guardian: Sunday's blood moon did not bring on the last days, but we are not out of the woods yet. Numerous predictions say that the world will end in the relatively near future.

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