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Sunday, July 19, 2020

8 facts about religion and government in the United States

Multiracial congregations may not bridge racial divide
NPR: For many, the multiracial church movement appeared to be a good idea, attracting both whites and people of color.

C.T. Vivian, civil rights hero and intellectual, dead at 95
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The Rev. C.T. Vivian made his lasting mark on the civil rights movement during an ugly confrontation that tested his commitment to nonviolence.

Vatican tells bishops to report sex abuse to police (but doesn't require it)*
The New York Times: Advocates for abuse victims had long asked the Roman Catholic Church to make this change, but said the new guidance still gives bishops too much leeway.

Why John Onwuchekwa, a Black pastor and rising star, gave up on Southern Baptists
Religion News Service: Last week, concerned about support for President Donald Trump among Southern Baptists and a lack of urgency in dealing with racial inequality, the pastor and his congregation decided it was time to leave.

8 facts about religion and government in the United States
Pew Research: Americans have been debating where to draw the line between religion and government since the country's founding.

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