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Monday, May 6, 2024

UMC embraces the LGBTQ

‘A better church is possible: Methodists celebrate as the church embraces the LGBTQ
CNN: The United Methodist Church has been at war with itself for decades over its stance on homosexuality.

Hillsong abuse settlement rejected over NDA*
Christianity Today: Victim says she wants accountability more than money.

Churches tied to Civil Rights awarded National Park Service preservation funds
Religion News Service: Other grantees will use the NPS funding to conduct historical surveys, including one in Detroit that will explore ‘the role of religion in the struggle for equality.’

Israeli army tells Palestinians to evacuate parts of Gaza’s Rafah ahead of an expected assault
Associated Press: The looming operation in the city — where more than 1 million Palestinians are sheltering and a high number of deaths is feared — has raised global alarm.

Damaged in war, a vibrant church in Ukraine rises as a symbol of the country’s faith and culture
Associated Press: This Orthodox Easter season, an extraordinary new church is bringing spiritual comfort to war-weary residents of the Ukrainian village of Lypivka. Two years ago, it also provided physical refuge from the horrors outside.

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