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Monday, September 14, 2020

China outlaws large underground Protestant church in Beijing

Black Lives Matter co-founder denounces Pat Robertson for saying the movement is 'anti-God'
Religion News Service: Patrisse Cullors, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, is denouncing televangelist Pat Robertson for comments he made about the Black Lives Matter movement being "anti-God."

 

Gen Z's looking for religion. You'd be surprised where they find it
Deseret News: The latest research from Pew points in that direction with 8 out of 10 teenagers reporting that they believe "in God or a universal spirit" and 77% saying that they feel a "strong sense of gratitude" more than once a month.

 

The pandemic has parents fleeing from schools -- maybe forever*
The Atlantic: COVID-19 is a catalyst for families who were already skeptical of the traditional school system -- and are now thinking about leaving it for good.

 

Closed doors, virtual services and lawsuits: Here's how the pandemic has affected religion in Chicagoland*
The Chicago Tribune: It has been a frenetic six months for houses of worship, who've had to adapt to an evolving reality since the coronavirus forced most in-person services to come to a screeching halt.

 

China outlaws large underground Protestant church in Beijing
Reuters: Beijing city authorities have banned one of the largest unofficial Protestant churches in the city and confiscated "illegal promotional materials", amid a deepening crackdown on China's "underground" churches.

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