There is a lot going on in the Church of SoNoGo

South Park – North Park – Golden Hill

An Ecumenical Ministry in St. Patrick Catholic Parish

Monday, January 31, 2022

Historic city churches find new life as neighborhood centers

American woman accused of prominent role in Islamic State
The New York Times *

Historic city churches find new life as neighborhood centers
The Associated Press

Catholic leaders exploring history, legacy of Oklahoma Catholic Indian boarding schools
The Oklahoman *

‘A cloud never dies:’ A California monastery mourns mindfulness advocate Thich Nhat Hanh
Los Angeles Times *

Debate around religious freedom law stirs as West Virginia ‘RFRA’ bill is reintroduced
Charleston Gazette-Mail *

For tornado-ravaged churches, rebuilding means rethinking
The Associated Press

Virginia county adopts school calendar with more religious holidays
The Washington Post *

In lawsuit, Catholic lawyer claims World Relief rescinded job offer because he is gay
Religion News Service

International headlines

Ahead of key polls, India’s ruling party revives Hindu-Muslim dispute
Reuters *

Myanmar’s military turns to Buddhism in bid for legitimacy
Al Jazeera

On patrol: 12 days with a Taliban police unit in Kabul
The New York Times *

Vietnamese bid farewell to father of mindfulness
Agence France-Presse

Pakistani police widen manhunt a day after priest’s killing
The Associated Press

Leader of Australian megachurch steps down after charge over father’s sexual abuse
The New York Times *

Charter challenge by two Ontario churches opposed to public health restrictions gets underway Monday
CBC News

Religious groups call for amnesty for Hong Kongers charged under national security law
Reuters *

Vatican selling London property at heart of fraud trial
The Associated Press

Why churches should drop their online services
The New York Times *

The Supreme Court is leading a Christian conservative revolution

New Supreme Court justice should be atheist, humanist, agnostic or unaffiliated
Des Moines Register *

Pope Benedict faulted over sex abuse claims: New report is just one chapter in his – and Catholic Church’s – fraught record
The Conversation

The religious leaders caught in the vaccine wars
The Atlantic *

The new wave of Holocaust revisionism
The New York Times *

Spit, screens and sneakers: The rise of the preacher-influencer
The Guardian

They didn’t leave the church, the church left them
The Dallas Morning News *

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