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Monday, October 9, 2023

How cynical are Americans about religion in politics?

Israel vows complete siege on Gaza as it strikes the Palestinian territory after incursion by Hamas
The Associated Press: Israel’s military ordered a complete siege on the Gaza Strip on Monday, halting deliveries of food, fuel and supplies to its 2.3 million people as it pounded the territory with waves of airstrikes in retaliation for the militants’ bloody weekend incursion.
The Associated Press: 
Citing Al-Aqsa Mosque, Hamas launches broad attack as Israelis celebrate Simchat Torah
Religion News Service:
How we got to the ‘Al-Aqsa tsunami’

How cynical are Americans about religion in politics?
Deseret News: Disagreement continues in the GOP about whether former President Donald Trump has corrupted or rekindled religious rhetoric in politics.

Churches confess and repent for sins against Native and Indigenous people
NPR: Starting in the late 2000s, more than two dozen Protestant denominations in the U.S. and Canada as well as the World Council of Churches have voted to officially repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.

The Halal conspiracy at the heart of the Menendez corruption scandal had many victims
HuffPost: Halal certification is a complicated, sacred process — and for years, people have raised concerns about Wael Hana’s rapid success in the industry.

One nun’s mission to save souls, from death row to the Met opera
Religion News Service: The story of a killer’s — and Sister Helen Prejean’s — redemption comes to New York.

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