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Monday, January 4, 2021

Senate race thrusts ‘Black America’s church’ into spotlight

Senate race thrusts ‘Black America’s church’ into spotlight
The Associated Press

How the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation ended up in Congress’s $900 billion relief bill
The Washington Post *

Nine sisters at upstate New York convent die as outbreak infects 47
The New York Times *

A Texas church shooting leaves a pastor dead and 2 others injured
CNN

‘A wing and a prayer.’ Financial crisis has California Catholic schools struggling to serve low-income students
Los Angeles Times *

Turnover rate rising for Christian college presidents
Christianity Today *

International headline

 

Pakistani Shiites rally against killing of coal miners by IS

The Associated Press

Death toll rises to 100 after attacks on Niger villages
BBC News

Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader
The Associated Press

In the battle over India’s history, Hindu nationalists square off against a respected historian
The Washington Post *

Indonesia to release suspected Bali bombings mastermind Bashir
Reuters

How support for legal abortion went mainstream in Argentina
The New York Times *

Prelate blocked for months by Belarus resigns Minsk post
The Associated Press

Pope Francis chides those traveling abroad to escape coronavirus lockdowns
The New York Times *

Vatican City plans swift COVID-19 vaccination drive for residents
Reuters

Faith and spirituality in the time of COVID
BBC News
 

Analysis and commentary

 

Georgia’s Black-Jewish campaign is the latest chapter in an old story
Religion News Service

Christian nationalism’s COVID vaccine doubt threatens America’s herd immunity
NBC News

We are making coronavirus sacrifices to protect life, so why are we still killing unborn babies?
National Review *

Women’s Talmud study picks up during the pandemic
Tablet

The Holocaust stole my youth. COVID-19 is stealing my last years
The New York Times *

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