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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

California churches ready to defy Newsom

 ‘Biblical mandate.’ California churches ready to defy Newsom after Supreme Court ruling 

The Sacramento Bee *

How the Jehovah’s Witnesses adapted to the pandemic: ‘You can’t be spreading the good news and spreading something else’
The Denver Post *

Citing rise of ‘Christian nationalism,’ Secular Democrats unveil sweeping recommendations for Biden
Religion News Service

What Joe Biden’s election means for abortion rights
NPR

Progressive United Methodists announce new denomination: Liberation Methodist Connexion
Religion News Service

Further investigation into Colorado Catholic Church IDs 46 more victims, nine more abusive priests
The Denver Post *

Lawsuit: LDS Church officials, teacher knew of abuse but kept silent
The Arizona Republic *

Eric Metaxas, Christian radio host, tells Trump, ‘Jesus is with us in this fight’
Religion News Service


International headlines

Women’s movement sweeps Latin America to loosen abortion restrictions
Reuters

France Islam: Muslims under pressure to sign French values charter
BBC News

Charging the ‘Beatles’: Inside the case against IS militants
The Associated Press

Indonesia attacks: Army hunts suspected militants over Christian murders
BBC News

Cardinal Pell on the Vatican and vindication
The Associated Press

UK road to be named after founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak
Al Jazeera

Hindu scriptures can ‘inspire greener living,’ eco-activists say
BBC News

Football in hijab: Thai Muslim lesbians tackle stereotypes
Reuters


Analysis and commentary

Wilton Gregory could be the religious bridge-builder Joe Biden needs
The Washington Post *

When one parent leaves a Hasidic community, what happens to the kids?
The New Yorker *

India’s leading documentary filmmaker has a warning
The New York Times Magazine *

Joe Biden has promised to end Trump’s Muslim and African ‘travel ban.’ But its legacy will be felt for years
Time

The Supreme Court’s repeal of synagogue restrictions won’t change anything for Orthodox congregations like mine
Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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