Thursday, October 8, 2020
John Hagee, prominent megachurch pastor, ill with COVID-19
Religion News Service: Among their prepared arguments, Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris discussed their differences on faith matters that Americans may be hearing about for the remainder of the campaign season.
ABC News: Prominent Texas megachurch pastor and conservative activist John Hagee has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Crux: Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn called New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new restrictions on houses of worship “outrageous,” “unfair,” “disrespectful” and an attack on religious freedom.
Associated Press: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served as a “handmaid,” the term then used for high-ranking female leaders in the People of Praise religious community, an old directory for the group’s members shows.
Inside Higher Ed: Many colleges created dashboards showing their COVID-19 infection and testing data. But a lack of standards for testing and reporting has made for varying levels of transparency.