Religion News Service: Both docuseries are planned in partnership with separate news organizations and based on their respective coverage of the ongoing scandals plaguing the global megachurch, with a spotlight on Hillsong NYC and its disgraced former pastor.
ABC News: Jim Bakker and his southwestern Missouri church will pay restitution of $156,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused the TV pastor of falsely claiming that a health supplement could cure COVID-19.
Associated Press: A group of firefighting monks was ready to defend a Buddhist monastery being threatened Tuesday by a wildfire burning in the rugged central coast mountains.
The Conversation: The majority of white evangelicals are aging, and a portion of younger evangelicals are engaging in both religion and politics differently.
Christian Century: As the global population ages, it’s unclear what will bind people to faith.
National Catholic Reporter: The chief of the Cowessess First Nation announced the discovery of up to 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former Catholic residential school, the news coming almost a month after the discovery of 215 children’s bodies buried at another residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
The New York Times: Hundreds more unmarked graves found at former residential school in Canada*
The Conversation: At present, many LGBTQ youth live in states that have no ban in place protecting them from conversion therapy -- a practice that the scientific community has long since shunned.
Baptist News Global: Nearly half of Americans believe the nation’s moral values are in poor condition, and a significantly higher percentage predict those standards are only going to get worse, a newly released Gallup poll has found.
Grist: Does the Bible say to ‘subdue’ the earth, or to care for creation?
The New York Times: He served time in prison after the 1973 occupation on the Pine Ridge reservation and dedicated his life to preserving the traditions of the Sicangu Lakota.