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Monday, April 23, 2018

A Cassandra cry against Pope Francis

The ugly coded critique of Chick-fil-A's Christianity
Bloomberg: The fast-food chain's "infiltration" of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness.
GetReligion: Still thinking about Chick-fil-A, as well as the emerging face of world Christianity

A Cassandra cry against Pope Francis
The Atlantic: Ross Douthat's views on the pope are intensely unpopular. But has he identified a fundamental tension in the Church?

Willow Creek promises investigation amid new allegations against Bill Hybels
Christianity Today: "We are sorry," elder board says, as more women claim misconduct.

Catholic groups use 'social innovation' to help refugees
National Catholic Reporter: Catholic social innovation tends to repurpose existing resources and draw on existing relationships to address issues such as the refugee crisis, according to a study funded by Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA).
Forbes: It's never too late for innovation resolutions

The gospel of climate change
NBC News: While many evangelical Christians dismiss climate change as major concern, some scripture-citing environmentalists within their churches are on a mission.

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