Belief Bytes: Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup

Purim partying illustration courtesy of RNS archives.

Here is your Religion News Roundup today:

By DANIEL BURKE
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Happy Purim, Jewish friends! Despite the festive holiday, some Jewish leaders worry about Purim becoming a mix between Halloween and Fat Tuesday, with young yeshiva students imbibing to excess.

Speaking of Fat, or, er Super Tuesday, that was quite a day, huh? Despite winning six of 10 states, Mitt Romney still suffers from the perception (or narrative) that he just can’t seal the deal.

Romney continued his success with Catholic voters, outperforming Rick Santorum with that crucial constituency in closely watched Ohio.

But Romney continues to flounder in heavily evangelical states, which means Mitt’s in for a long March, saith our own Mark Silk.

Read the rest of the article here:

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern

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