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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Hispanic and white Catholics differ in their views

The religious hunger of the radical right
New York Times: Until we understand what really drives extremists, we will not be able to stop them.

Can religion save us from a global environmental crisis?
Deseret News: Despite mounting evidence of climate change, religious people remain divided. Some question human involvement while others are driven by their faith to protect the planet.

United Methodist Church scraps plans to host General Conference in the Philippines
Religion News Service: The global denomination had been planning to hold the 2024 meeting of its decision-making body in Manila, capital of the Philippines. But plans for a meeting there, first announced in 2015, are now off.

On abortion, Hispanic and white Catholics differ in their views
America: While a survey of more than 54,000 Americans showed little change in their attitudes between 2014 and 2018 on the legality of abortion, researchers detected movement in many demographic groups, Catholics included.

Feel their faith in 15 seconds: Meet the Christians conquering TikTok
Daily Beast: The lip-synching app has become the latest social media platform for Christian influencers to spread the word. But they are preaching to a very young, impressionable choir.

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