The New York Times: The Virginia Theological Seminary is giving cash to descendants of Black Americans who were forced to work there. The program is among the first of its kind.
Religion News Service: The school said the amount of debt forgiveness for both classes totals more than $375,000 for the 166 new alumni.
NBC News: The Rev. Dawn Bennett made history when she was ordained, and she’s using the pulpit to preach against anti-LGBTQ hate in Tennessee.
Pew Research: Opinions about whether and under what circumstances marijuana should be legal vary by Americans’ religious identity and their levels of religious commitment.
Deseret News: Want a preview of the Republican primaries? Or maybe to hitch your wagon to a rising conservative star? Turn your attention to grassroots groups, including the Faith and Freedom Coalition.