Thursday, January 19, 2017

Pope Francis' popularity ratings

"Integrated into a burning house?": a pre-inauguration conversation with Rev. Cecil Murray
Religion Dispatches: An interview with the retired pastor of First AME Church of Los Angeles about how the black church's past might inform its future in this new era.

Can theology move the needle on environmental issues? One funder thinks so
Inside Philanthropy: The Henry Luce Foundation just gave $425,000 to the Methodist Theological School in Ohio for a seminary environmental leadership initiative, as more seminaries embrace environmental issues as a moral imperative.

Paula White preaches for Donald Trump, but not at Apopka church
The Orlando Sentinel: Tomorrow, Paula White is scheduled to become just the second woman to lead a prayer at a presidential inauguration. But on a recent Sunday, she was in a less-visible and more familiar place -- the pulpit of her church outside of Apopka.

Cardinal Dolan goes to Washington
Commonweal: Can he avoid being a prop for power?

Pope Francis' popularity among Americans goes from high to higher
Religion News Service: Politicians and celebrities can only envy Pope Francis' popularity ratings.

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