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Monday, November 19, 2018

The traditional role of chaplains is changing

Clergy sex abuse: Why a national all-faiths inquiry is needed
Religion News Service: Federal intervention into Catholic sexual abuse scandals is a significant and long overdue development. But what about other faith groups?

Amateur hour at the bishops' conference
National Catholic Reporter: When the bishops began discussing proposals earlier this week, it became obvious that the proposals were ill-conceived and would have fallen apart on their own, without any help from Rome.
Religion News Service: Bishops continue to define response to sex abuse despite Vatican call for delay

From bicycle to social movements, the changing role of chaplains in the US
The Conversation: The traditional role of chaplains is changing. They are increasingly present in social movements such as Occupy, Standing Rock and Black Lives Matter.

Stockdale Paradox: Why confronting reality is vital to success
Big Think: Balancing realism and optimism in a dire situation is a key to success.

Twitter's "Like" problem
Sightings: If you have Twitter thumbs, you may need to brace yourself because rumors are circulating that Twitter may soon be breaking up with the "Like" button, says A. Trevor Sutton.

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