Belief Bytes: Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup

A slam-dunking elephant, courtesy of RNS archives.

Here is your Religion News Roundup for today:

c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Meanwhile, American Atheists are putting up billboards in Jewish and Muslim neighborhoods, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation is proselytizing: their NYT ad calls on liberal Catholics to leave the church, and to stop “enabling” all the Bad Things That Have Ever Happened Anywhere.

The church’s lawyers may be doing the FFRF’s job for them: Laurie Goodstein reports on a Catholic legal crusade against the organization that has helped thousands of people who were abused by clergy as children. Interesting PR strategy.

The Anonymous hackers just can’t quit on the Vatican. This time they are targeting Vatican Radio. (That is your scribe’s alma mater, so I take it personally. But don’t hold it against me, hackers. Please.)

News Lead of the Day: ‘Four Amish youths were charged with underage drinking after they crashed their horse-drawn buggy into a police cruiser in upstate New York…'”

Read the rest of the article here:

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values, news intern


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