Associated Press: A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld Dylann Roof’s conviction and death sentence for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation, saying the legal record cannot even capture the “full horror” of what he did.
Religion News Service: The Rev. Thomas McKenzie was on his first day of sabbatical, taking his 22-year-old to college in New Mexico.
Baptist News Global: The transformation in preaching style spawned a more complex sermon study and preparation process made still more daunting by having to preach to a virtual congregation.
Deseret News: Gov. Greg Abbott has long cast himself as a defender of religious liberty. Now, he finds himself accused of violating the free exercise rights of a Catholic group.
National Catholic Reporter: Black religion scholars call for conversion.