Belief Bytes: Your Tuesday Religion News Roundup

Here’s Your Religion News Roundup excerpt for today:

RNS archive word jumble for Lent.

c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Verizon is dropping Bridges TV, a pioneering television network that seeks to challenge stereotypes of Muslims and create understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims.

Unkind cuts: a debate over Medicaid cuts for circumcisions sparks a debate in Colorado and elsewhere.

And an Orthodox Jewish high school in Texas will have to forfeit its game in the state basketball semifinals because the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools said it could not reschedule the Friday night game to avoid playing on the Sabbath.

If you want an antidote to that tale, read this one about a Division III college hoops game and a special player and a special moment. Really, just read it.

Finally, wonder what folks are giving up for Lent? And what that word cloud above is? Christianity Today connects the dots.”

Read the rest of the article here:

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern


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