Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Advent is a season of sighs, especially this year
Religion News Service: The returns come as some mainline Protestant Christian denominations have learned about and repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, the justification for European Christians to seize lands already inhabited by Indigenous peoples.
Christian Century: We don’t pine for a second coming that will bring the world to an end. We pray for the indwelling of Christ that will enable the world to continue.
The Washington Post: To conservative Catholics, it is not just Biden’s stance on abortion that angers them, it is the kind of Catholicism he represents.
The New York Times: To come out of this pandemic better than we went in, we must let ourselves be touched by others’ pain.
In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions in New York
CNN: The case is the latest pitting religious groups against city and state officials seeking to stop the spread of Covid-19, and it highlights the impact of Justice Amy Coney Barrett on the court.