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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Atheist watchdog drops fight to halt clergy housing allowance

Atheist watchdog drops fight to halt clergy housing allowance
Religion News Service: The Freedom From Religion Foundation has dropped its long-running fight against the clergy housing allowance permitted by the U.S. government.

Amid broad drop in charitable donations, giving to God down $3 billion last year
Religion News Service: Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09.

This 1,200-year-old Benedictine monastery has been 'carbon-negative' for 20 years
America: The Bavarian abbey is not only Europe's first carbon-neutral monastery, it has actually been carbon negative for nearly 20 years now.

Male pastors read sexist comments people made to their female colleagues
HuffPost: The male United Methodist Church pastors said they felt "furious" and "ashamed" after reading the misogyny female pastors deal with.

Catholic shelter operators in Mexico: 'We live off people's solidarity'
Crux: The controversy over migrant funding follows Mexico striking a deal with the United States in early June to avoid escalating tariffs on its exports by increasing military presence and slowing the flow of migrants.

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