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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A place for death in the life of the church

Bishops' meeting bombshell: Vatican says no voting on abuse crisis
National Catholic Reporter: What is going on? What is really at work here? Were proposals too narrowly focused on procedures and policies without getting to the root of the problem, the clerical culture?
Crux: Making sense of Vatican's no-fly order to US bishops on abuse crisis

Episcopal bishop goes against church leaders, bans same-sex marriages
Associated Press: Rev. William Love says 'Satan is having a heyday bringing division into the Church' in an eight-paged directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese.

Notre Dame students cite faith as they kneel during national anthem to protest racism
Religion News Service: Dozens of students at the University of Notre Dame took a knee during the national anthem at the Catholic school's football game, saying their faith compels them to protest racism.

American Jews face a choice: create meaning or fade away
The New York Times: Five new books touch on American Jewish identity and what will sustain it into the future.

A place for death in the life of the church
Christianity Today: What does faithful ministry look like in a church that sees more funerals than baptisms?

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