WednesdayâÂ?Â?s Religion News Roundup: Rowan WilliamsâÂ?Â? farewell, the PopeâÂ?Â?s PR, Rick WarrenâÂ?Â?s resurrection

Outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams writes a farewell letter to the Anglican Communion, telling the fractious flock not to become like “distant relatives who sometimes send Christmas cards to each other.” The awful death of a man pushed in front of a subway train in New York raises another agonizing moral question: did onlookers […]

Vatican blasts media coverage of pope’s latest book

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican newspaper criticized media coverage of Pope Benedict's latest book on Jesus, saying that misdirected attention on minor remarks on Christmas traditions oveshadowed the pontiff's key message. By Alessandro Speciale.

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TuesdayâÂ?Â?s Religion News Roundup: âÂ?Â?Two and a Half HypocrisyâÂ?? Pope Benedict = Marlboro Man? Charity up, abortions down

“Two and a Half Hypocrisy”? Today’s leading religious debate focuses on comments by Angus T. Jones, teen star of the hit comedy “Two and a Half Men,” and a passionate Christian who now denounces the show as “filth” and says people should stop watching. “You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a […]

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