Religion News Service: ‘These six schools had been trying to overcome financial challenges long before the pandemic,’ said schools superintendent Paul Escala.
The New York Times: More broadly, one new study found, “the politicization of religious freedom has infiltrated every level of the federal judiciary.”
NPR: Theologically fraught conspiracy theories have been swirling online, particularly in some evangelical circles.
Sojourners: When Rev. William Barber II was invited to speak at a convention pushing to raise the federal minimum wage, the organizers told him to refrain from preaching because it would not resonate with younger activists.
Associated Press: Pope Francis in his traditional Easter Sunday address denounced as “scandalous” how armed conflicts continue to rage even as the coronavirus pandemic has triggered severe social and economic suffering and swollen the ranks of the poor.