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Monday, January 23, 2023

Why US churches are on the decline

Most Americans say overturning Roe was politically motivated
NPR: A new NPR/Ipsos poll finds that 3 in 5 Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, although they hold a range of opinions when asked about the exact circumstances.
Losing their religion: Why US churches are on the decline
The Guardian: As the US adjusts to an increasingly non-religious population, thousands of churches are closing each year — probably accelerated by Covid.
First woman pastor in Holy Land ordained
BBC: In many parts of the Christian world, female church leaders are no longer unusual. But until now, the Holy Land had not seen a local woman ordained.
US allows individuals to sponsor refugees
Christianity Today: Americans can now independently resettle those fleeing war and persecution. Christian resettlement agencies are largely on board.
Man sues Denver archdiocese over abuse by convicted priest
Associated Press: The lawsuit targets Timothy Evans, a priest convicted in 2007 of sexually abusing other teens in two Colorado counties around the same time frame.

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