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An Ecumenical Ministry in St. Patrick's Catholic Parish

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Far-right Hindu nationalism is gaining ground in the U.S.

New Saddleback pastor sees women clergy in church’s future
Associated Press: On a recent Sunday morning, in the sanctuary of Saddleback Church, Lead Pastor Andy Wood opened with a shout-out to the congregation’s newest female teaching pastor – his wife Stacie Wood.
The midterms will see a number of nonreligious candidates – but why is it so hard for atheists to get voted into Congress?
The Conversation: While self-identified Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists and Hindus currently rub shoulders in the corridors of power, one group is noticeably absent: atheists.
When it comes to forgiveness, faith and science agree on the benefits
Religion News Service: Across dozens of scientific studies in diverse contexts, the physical and mental health benefits of forgiveness have been validated.
Far-right Hindu nationalism is gaining ground in the U.S.
HuffPost: Hindutva, an extremist ideology, takes many cues from white nationalism — and it’s endangering millions of Muslims and other religious minorities.
Before you make church property decisions, consider your mission and calling
Baptist News Global: Congregations must put faith and calling before revenue when contemplating renting, leasing or selling church property in response to declines in giving and attendance.

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