The Slingshot: Pope in Myanmar; God beyond gender; Prince Harry’s luck

Pope Francis meets with Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (Max Rossi/Pool Photo via AP)

Need to know: Tuesday, November 28, 2017


Pope demands rights for all in Myanmar, omits ‘Rohingya’

Francis didn't cite the crackdown on the Muslim minority or even utter the contested word 'Rohingya' in his speech to Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other authorities and diplomats in the capital. More from Religion News Service


Church of Sweden to stop referring to God as ‘he’ or ‘Lord’

The head of the largest Swedish Christian church says God is beyond human gender determination. More from


Prince Harry will marry a divorced American — and the church is fine with it

The prince and the American actress don't face the obstacles the Church of England posed in 1936 for King Edward VIII, who loved another divorced American. More from Religion News Service


How did Jesus Christ become an issue in this NC primary?

This GOP congressional race pits a Baptist pastor against an incumbent promising to “put the true meaning of Christ back in Christmas.” More from charlotteobserver


Evangelical courtship culture normalizes men dating teen girls

Mainstream evangelical churches that teach wives to submit to their husbands promote an inherently unequal relationship power dynamic, writes Kathryn Brightbill. More from Religion News Service