The Washington Post: Now that more people are vaccinated, many are pondering whether they want and are ready to go back to their pre-pandemic routines. What about worship services?
NPR: During nearly two weeks of fighting, the Anti-Defamation League tracked a 75% spike in antisemitic incidents in the U.S., including brazen assaults, vandalism, harassment, and hate speech.
The Guardian: Pontiff fails to issue direct apology for church’s role in residential schools where children were abused.
Associated Press: Trudeau wants Vatican apology for church-run school abuses
Associated Press: “It’s good to be home,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger repeatedly told congregants of the Faith Community of St. Sabina. Pfleger was cleared by an Archdiocese of Chicago investigation into claims that he sexually abused several boys decades ago. A police investigation remains open.
Religion News Service: In this moment of reckoning, white evangelical Protestants -- the denominational family to which Southern Baptists belong -- are increasingly out of step.