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Friday, February 19, 2016

Pope Francis & Donald Trump

Should a pope get involved in politics? Of course he should
Crux: Popes are, by definition, injected in politics, though in a fairly unique fashion.
National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis & Donald Trump
Most Americans oppose LGBT discrimination
Religion News Service: Most Americans oppose religious exemptions to LGBT nondiscrimination laws, according to a new survey.

TED-evangelism harkens back to a forgotten 19th-century tradition
Religion Dispatches: Newness is part of TED's vibe, but the genre it represents is old. To understand it, you have to go back to the 19th century.

Apple's insistence on privacy is worthy of the Vatican
The (London) Guardian: Apple's refusal to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino killers is the same as Catholicism's insistence on the sanctity of the confessional, says Andrew Brown.

Straight A students may not be the best innovators
The Conversation: Academic and social experiences matter quite a bit in influencing student innovation, researchers find. Grades, not as much.

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