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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

'What Francis did is just huge'

Willow Creek offers lessons in accountability
Religion News Service: You can have all the clever innovations, seeker-friendly methods and oversight structures in the world, but trouble will catch up with you if you're afraid to hold a leader accountable.

'What Francis did is just huge'
Commonweal: An interview with Sr. Helen Prejean about the Pope's decision to declare the death penalty inadmissible in all cases. Why is this so significant?
The Los Angeles Times: The Catholic Church's opposition to the death penalty began with previous popes

A kind of homelessness: evangelicals of color in the Trump era
Religion & Politics: Headlines about "evangelical" support for the president and his agenda mean that evangelicals of color can seem to be an invisible community.

When Franklin Graham met Putin
Religion News Service: For years, American evangelicals have cultivated ties with Russia, highlighted by a 2015 meeting between Franklin Graham, son of the late Billy Graham, and Putin in Russia.

 Rwanda restricts fasting as 8,000 churches closed
Christianity Today: New law requires pastors to obtain theology degrees and forbids urging lengthy fasts.

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