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Monday, February 25, 2019

A 2,000-year-old biblical treasure

Four take-aways from the pope's summit on clerical sexual abuse
Crux: Pope Francis's summit on clerical sexual abuse ended much the way it began, with reasons for hope but also ample basis for skepticism, says John L. Allen Jr.
The New York Times: Pope Francis ends landmark sex abuse meeting with strong words, but few actions

40-foot cross divides a community and prompts a Supreme Court battle
The New York Times: Lawsuit over Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial will give the court an opportunity to clarify its famously confused jurisprudence on government entanglement with religion.

What's the United Methodist special session all about?
Religion News Service: What is this meeting all about, and what are all these plans?

Japanese-American internment camps of WWII recalled in NYC
Newsday: The service at the Japanese American United Church in Manhattan marked 77 years since FDR signed an order forcing the relocation of Japanese-Americans during the war.

A 2,000-year-old biblical treasure
BBC: Jerusalem's Terra Sancta Museum, which displays ancient artifacts excavated by the Franciscan order over the past 100 years, offers insight into life in the Holy Land.

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