Wednesday, April 20, 2016

It's not about what Jews eat. It's about what Jews are.

When religious liberty demands cease to be legitimate
Baptist News Global: Most Americans are on board with the idea of religious liberty -- in the abstract. But, as Amy Butler discovered, what sounds great in theory becomes deeply complicated when individual "rights" begin to conflict.

Michigan mosque takes in homeless Unitarian Church
Religion News Service: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Lansing is getting a new church this spring -- but not quite soon enough.

Who cares about Passover anymore?
Religion News Service: As interesting as the legume controversy might be, what Jews eat is not the biggest issue that they confront this Passover, says Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin. It's not about what Jews eat. It's about what Jews are.

The Catholic Church's defiance and obstruction on child sex abuse
The Washington Post: Despite Francis' pledge of vigilance and accountability, there has been scant accountability, particularly for bishops. Too often, the church's stance has been defiance and obstruction says Post editorial.

First Spiritualist Church congregation applauds MGM Springfield for relocation of historic church to Union Street
MassLive: Historic Springfield, Mass., church was moved to a new nearby location as part of the $950 million MGM Springfield casino project.
MassLive: Watch MGM Springfield move a 129-year-old church 200 yards in less than 3 minutes

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