Christianity Today: Misconduct toward children or adults is seen as a permanent disqualification across almost all denominations.
Religion News Service: ‘As faith leaders, we will stand, speak, and protest against the disenfranchisement of the residents of D.C.,’ the letter signed by more than 300 faith leaders read.
Associated Press: A federal judge dismissed most claims filed by activists and civil liberties groups who accused the Trump administration of violating the civil rights of protesters who were forcefully removed by police before then-President Donald Trump walked to a church near the White House for a photo op.
Slate: Why couldn’t Francis force these bishops to back down? The answer has to do with Francis’s own efforts to reimagine the shape of the church.
Sojourners: Rachel Held Evans, who authored several books on her own life and faith, had sketched out several unpublished children’s books; after Evans’s untimely death in 2019, Matthew Paul Turner completed ‘What Is God Like?’, a book almost entirely composed of similes.