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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Dementia and religion: 'What if I forget about God?'

Dementia and religion: 'What if I forget about God?'
Religion News Service: It's a query that reflects the struggles of people facing diseases like Alzheimer's and gives Louisville geropsychologist Benjamin Mast a chance to explain how workings of the brain can relate to functions of faith.

How religious conservatives are grappling with racism
Religion & Politics: Several voices on the religious right are urging Protestant Christians to recognize and act against race-based injustice.

The top reasons young people drop out of church
Christianity Today: Slightly fewer young adults are dropping out of church after high school, but those who do have more serious reasons for leaving than a decade ago.
Religion News Service: Are churches willing to love their young people more than their politics?

Women strive for larger roles in male-dominated religions
Associated Press: Women around the world are finding new ways to chip away at centuries of male-dominated traditions and barriers, with many of them emboldened by the surge of social media activism that's spread globally in the #MeToo era.

Move over, Vatican -- there's a new church in town!
CNN: Italy's first ever Mormon temple opened on Monday, just a few miles up the road from the Vatican, in the Eternal City of Rome.

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