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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is faring poorly, visitors say. The feds will no longer try to restrict Plan B for young women. Fred Luter wants more Southern Baptist missionaries.

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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff as a national correspondent in 2011. She previously was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.)


  1. Bet here is that the SBC
    ‘s concern for those kids or for other social issues won’t last. Obama caving? Shocked, though any effort at preventing unwanted teen pregnancy is good.