The New Republic: It still feels unnerving to some, even those caught in the crossfire, to see injuries invented wholesale and lies accepted by the highest court in the land.
NPR: A judge on Friday awarded more than $1 million to Metropolitan AME Church in downtown Washington, D.C. that sued the far-right Proud Boys for tearing down and burning a Black Lives Matter banner during a 2020 protest.
NBC News: The North Carolina-based megachurch, which draws thousands of worshippers, did not say why in its notice to the SBC.
Austin American-Statesman: A new analysis found that Catholicism among U.S. Latinos is declining. Forty-nine percent of those ages 18-29 identified as religiously unaffiliated, and instead as atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular.”
Religion Dispatches: Supreme Court justices have cited this preacher and his prayer to justify congressional chaplains, prayers before legislative sessions and even a 40-foot-tall Christian cross on government land. As with much American mythology, we’ve only heard part of the story. We’re told of the chaplain and his prayer — but not of his treason.