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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Archbishop Gregory stood up to Trump

Archbishop Gregory stood up to Trump. Now he’s about to be the first Black cardinal in the U.S.

Los Angeles Times*

Washington’s soon-to-be cardinal says he won’t deny Joe Biden communion
Catholic News Service

Under Trump, new anti-abortion rules shook fragile health systems around the world
NPR

Biden says Americans can worship in person ‘safely.’ But what does that mean?
Religion News Service

$15,000 fine after secret Hasidic wedding draws thousands of guests
The New York Times*

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration near Chicago, largest in U.S., canceled due to COVID-19
Religion News Service

Judge tosses lawsuit alleging N.J. schools promoted Islam in social studies class
New Jersey Herald*

International headlines

India’s most populous state criminalizes ‘forced’ religious conversions by marriage
Reuters

China mulls new rules on foreigners to ‘prohibit religious extremism’
CNN

Pope calls Uighurs ‘persecuted,’ prompting pushback from China
The New York Times*

Paolo Gabriele, Vatican butler whose leaks exposed turmoil under Pope Benedict XVI, dies at 54
The Washington Post*

Alleged cartel boss arrested over slaughter of Mormon family in Mexico
New York Post*

A Yazidi woman searches for her lost daughter, kidnapped by ISIS six years ago
NPR

UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim states – document
Reuters

Brazilian clothes brand removes image of Hindu deity from shorts
Reuters

India: Tributes pour in after death of Shiite scholar Kalbe Sadiq
Al Jazeera

Analysis and commentary

For Pilgrims, Thanksgiving was a way of life
Christianity Today*

Biden can restore America’s credibility on religious freedom
Religion & Politics

Why the GOP is so rattled by Rev. Warnock’s faith-based Georgia Senate campaign
CNN

Robert Putnam thinks religion could play a role in healing divisions
Religion News Service

France is about to become less free
The Atlantic*

‘You’re not like other Muslims’ and other Islamophobic Indianisms
Bloomberg*

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