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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The tragedy of Russell Moore

Southern Baptists narrowly head off ultraconservative takeover
The New York Times*

Southern Baptists’ new leader: Long career as bridge builder
The Associated Press

‘Transformational partnership’ — LDS Church donating nearly $10M to help Black Americans
The Salt Lake Tribune*

Compromise reached in New Hampshire on separating abortion, health services
The Associated Press

CAIR calls on Hilton hotels to drop Xinjiang project
Al Jazeera

EEOC complaint against Stanford alleges DEI program created hostile environment for Jewish staff
Inside Higher Ed

Louisiana will give child victims more time to file lawsuits
The Associated Press

International headlines

French man dies in Switzerland after fight for euthanasia at home
Reuters*

Mexican state of Sinaloa approves same-sex marriage
Reuters*

An unmarked gravesite drags a not-so-distant horror back into the spotlight. Is this a real reckoning?
The Washington Post*

Church of England investigates possible slave trade origins of £9.2bn fund
The Guardian

An EU ruling on kosher slaughter tells rabbis how to go about their business
Jewish Telegraphic Agency

German-trained imams program has been a long time coming
Deutsche Welle

Giant Buddhist goddess in Japan gets face mask to pray for end of COVID-19
Reuters*

Analysis and commentary

The tragedy of Russell Moore
Religion & Politics

Five things to watch for as Catholic bishops conference debates Communion ban
Religion News Service

The Catholic bishops should stand firm on abortion
National Review*

A new Martin Scorsese-backed documentary follows a priest who ministers to LGBT Catholics
The Washington Post*

Faith still shapes morals and values even after people are ‘done’ with religion
The Conversation

Ramadan at Starbucks: How companies can profit by respecting religious diversity
USA Today*

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