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Monday, March 26, 2018

Francis, the anti-strongman

Urged by their youth, faith groups flock to the March for Our Lives
Religion News Service: A broad swath of faith groups from across the religious spectrum participated in the Washington protest, each making the religious case for ending gun violence -- often at the urging of their youth.

Easter is calling me back to the church
The New York Times: Margaret Renkl went to church on Easter Sunday last year, and never went back. It wasn't a boycott, exactly. It was an inability, week after week, to face the other believers.

Francis, the anti-strongman
The New York Times: In our authoritarian age, the pope offers a different model of power.

White evangelicals are not the (only) problem
Religion News Service: What some consider the religious problem with Trump's support is not a white evangelical problem but a white Judeo-Christian problem, Mark Silk says.

From inside the 'wedding cake church' in Midtown Anchorage, the faithful finally see progress
Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News: For the roughly 40 congregants of Alaska's chapter of La Luz del Mundo, a fundamentalist Christian church based in Mexico, placement of giant steel spire was evidence of the power of faith and hard work.

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