Yes, “Sharknado 2″ is out tonight, but we have the rest of the religion news, including word that the report on Archbishop Nienstedt is done. Plus: Nuns build a house of straw. And Grover Norquist goes to Burning Man. Would you?
(RNS) The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom noted “disappointing omissions” in the State Department’s new international religious freedom report, including the absence of Pakistan on its list of worst offenders.
(RNS) The leading advocacy group for people who have suffered clergy sexual abuse is wrestling with how to respond to a flood of inquiries from victims from other faiths and institutions, and how to push for changes beyond the familiar precincts of the Catholic Church.
A candle company launched by Jefferson Bethke, the bestselling Christian author and YouTube sensation, seeks to fight injustice around the globe. Retail giant, Nordstrom, is expected to place an order soon.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans can make a “pretty clear distinction between the problem of the children arriving from Central America and the problem of illegal immigration in general,” PRRI’s Robert P. Jones said.
JERUSALEM (RNS) This year, instead of sweets, people are drinking black coffee without sugar, a sign of mourning in Palestinian culture. Instead of new clothes, people are sending their alms to Gaza. Instead of going on vacation, people stay home, glued to the TV set.
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