NPR: Only 10% of Americans believe that getting a COVID-19 vaccine conflicts with their religious beliefs, and 59% of Americans say too many people are using religious beliefs as an excuse not to get vaccinated.
Associated Press: Most major Black Christian denominations in the U.S. have no doctrinal bar to ordained women leaders in the way that Catholicism and some other denominations do. Yet denominational leadership remained all-male until the 21st century, and women are still the exception in the top rungs.
Christianity Today: “The right result happened not because of the faith community, not the family, or even the church,” one advocate said.
Louisville Courier Journal: A scholar who explained how Japanese American Buddhists remained true to their faith even after being forced into U.S. detention camps during World War II has won the 2022 Grawemeyer Award in religion.
Religion News Service: Church leaders can play an important role in promoting COVID-19 vaccines to keep communities safe — if they build trust.