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Thursday, April 4, 2019

What causes greed and how can we deal with it?

US Methodists plot ways to resist new LGBT rules
Religion News Service: United Methodists are signing petitions, taking out newspaper ads and, in some cases, withholding their dues to the denomination. They are also plotting a way out.
United Methodist News Service: Denomination's future under discussion -- quietly

Pope names Gregory, designer of US bishops' abuse procedures, as Washington archbishop
National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton Gregory to lead the Washington Archdiocese. He would also become the first black cardinal in the 230-year history of the U.S. church.

What causes greed and how can we deal with it?
The Conversation: Niebuhr and Buddha can help us understand human nature and provide ethical guidance, including in cases of greed.
CityLab: How the 1 percent is pulling America's cities and regions apart

Merged Episcopal congregations in California are first to take name of church's only African American deaconess
Episcopal News Service: Episcopal church in San Francisco Bay Area named after St. Anna Alexander vows to emulate her ministry in rural Georgia.

As the mother of a child with autism, I see how preaching and practicing the Gospel are fractured
Baptist News Global: Christy Edwards believes Jesus would not only have noticed those with autism; he would also have recognized their need and desire for relationship and community.

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