Associated Press: A gay substitute teacher was wrongfully fired by a Catholic school in North Carolina after announcing in 2014 on social media that he intended to marry his longtime partner, a federal judge has ruled.
Religion News Service: Paula White leads the 70-member group, which includes evangelical leaders who backed the former president.
HuffPost: Trump gripes about losing ungrateful Catholic, Jewish voters on call with religious advisers
The New York Times: According to the Civil Rights Act, these exemptions are meant to apply to people with “sincerely held religious beliefs,” and on both counts — religious belief and sincerity — the exemption demand fails when it comes to coronavirus vaccine mandates for Christians.
NPR: The Darul Uloom Deoband seminary, founded in 1866, taught that by returning to the core principles of Islam, Indian Muslims could resist British colonial rule.
The Conversation: After the Taliban was ousted from Afghanistan in 2001, Akhund remained an influential presence, operating mostly from exile in Pakistan. From there he would give spiritual and religious guidance to the Taliban throughout the 2000s and 2010s.