In the News: It’s grim, but at least there’s a GIF

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In the News: What Happened & What Now?

A round-up of recent religion news.
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God and Guns

Patrick Blanchfield tracks the long-standing entanglement of guns and religion in the United States. Part 1 of 2. Continue Reading →

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Who’s the Enemy?  The Catholic Church.  Chicago Cardinal Francis George is unhappy that the gay pride parade will pass a local parish on the final Sunday in June–and that the Catholic leadership was not consulted about the new parade route.  Today on Fox Chicago News the Cardinal compared gay “rhetoric” to that of the Klu Klux Klan. (h/t Anthea Butler)

Plea Inbred.  If you haven’t yet read Matthew Shaer’s latest for New York magazine, go do so now.  He covers the Borough Park murder case of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky by a member of the Hasidic community.  The accused’s lawyer is now claiming his client is inbred. Continue Reading →