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Friday, October 16, 2020

Billy Graham’s granddaughter urges evangelicals not to support Trump

Man described as neo-Nazi pleads guilty in synagogue plot
The Associated Press

Catholics, Jews say New York coronavirus restrictions violate religious rights

Jewish leaders call COVID rules ‘blatantly anti-Semitic’
The Associated Press

GOP senator unloads on Trump in constituent call, saying ‘he mocks evangelicals’ and has ‘flirted with White supremacists’

Billy Graham’s granddaughter urges evangelicals not to support Trump
The Hill

For many white evangelicals, the Supreme Court makeup solidifies their support for President Trump
ABC News

Catholic priest is sentenced to time served after 2018 break-in at nuclear naval base
Religion News Service

In Cleveland suburb, someone called cops on a sleeping homeless person. It was a statue of Jesus
Cleveland Scene

Black skeptics find meaning in uplifting their community through social justice
Religion News Servic

International headlines

Beijing bans personal pilgrimages to Mecca for Chinese Muslims
South China Morning Post *

India’s peak holiday season set to send COVID-19 cases surging

Israel to start easing coronavirus restrictions, including on holy sites

UK supreme court backs housing charity’s ‘Jewish only’ rule
The Guardian

For Iraq’s persecuted Yazidis, return plan is fraught with risk

Archbishop accuses Turkey of backing ‘third Armenian genocide’ in Nagorno-Karabakh

Pope taps cardinal from Congo to join group of key advisors
The Associated Press

Analysis and commentary

The loneliness of the climate change Christian

When COVID-19 rules are flouted by ultra-Orthodox Jews, it isn’t anti-Semitism to call it out
NBC News

Like Amy Coney Barrett, I’m a professional woman criticized for my big, Catholic family
USA Today

How would Jesus vote? Nobody knows
The Wall Street Journal *

Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Inside the religious fight for Nagorno-Karabakh
Religion Unplugged

Fact check: Kamala Harris never called churches ‘propaganda centers’
USA Today

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