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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Biden could be our second Catholic president

Abortion stirs GOP tensions in Supreme Court fight
The Hill

Trump works to win over Catholic voters on abortion issue
The Associated Press

Trump, Barr, Barron speak at National Catholic Prayer breakfast
Catholic News Agency

Court in Arkansas hears sides on state abortion laws
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette *

‘Blessed is God, the true judge’: Ginsburg memorialized in Jewish words in the halls of the Supreme Court
The Washington Post *

Texas United Methodists take up call to replace denomination’s logo over association with racist imagery
Religion News Service

The rise of the rational do-gooders
The Washington Post Magazine *

Five decades on, an eclectic church preaches the message of John Coltrane
NPR

The New York town of Swastika votes to keep its name
CNN

International headlines

China is building vast new detention centers for Muslims in Xinjiang
The Washington Post *

Pompeo says U.S. working on language for China’s treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang
Reuters

Major brands try to determine if cotton in their clothes is from Uighur forced labor in China
NBC News

Eastern Libyan forces say they killed Islamic State leader
Reuters

German court quashes ban on mosque’s call to prayer
Deutsche Welle

Quebec religious leaders decry heightened coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship
Catholic News Agency

Woman jailed under El Salvador’s harsh abortion law walks free from prison
Reuters

‘Gales and bullying soldiers’: 800-year-old note from pope tells all
The Guardian

Analysis and commentary

Why Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs aren’t off limits
Politico Magazine

Biden could be our second Catholic president. It doesn’t matter
The New York Times *

Should the Southern Baptist Convention change its name?
First Things *

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