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Friday, April 15, 2022

Abortion ban after 15 weeks signed into law in Florida

British ISIS militant guilty in kidnapping and murder of hostagesThe Washington Post *Abortion ban after 15 weeks signed into law in FloridaThe Associated PressHigh temperatures, higher powers: A growing number of religious groups are joining the climate fightSan Francisco ExaminerMany congregants still hesitant to attend in-person Easter, Passover services because of the coronavirus, religious leaders *Episcopal Church mulls changes to Holy Week readings seen as antisemiticReligion News ServiceSchools struggle to accommodate the religious needs of Muslim students during RamadanPBS NewsHourAt 97, Mormon president becomes oldest in church historyThe Associated PressTennessee woman baptized by sheriff’s deputy after traffic stop found deadReligion News Service

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Analysis and commentary

What Good Friday and Easter mean for Black AmericansThe New York Times *D.C.’s Black churches are losing their congregations. Blame gentrificationPolitico MagazineThe cross contradicts our culture warsChristianity Today *How the right is bringing Christian prayer back into public schoolsSlate *A bipartisan win for religious freedomNewsweekIs religious observance good for your health?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette *An afternoon making matzah with Doug EmhoffPolitico MagazineWhat is the Sikh festival of Baisakhi and why is it so sacred?The Conversation

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