Belief Bytes: Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup

Photo credit: “Mi Madre de Los Angeles,” by Fabian Debora.

Here is your Religion News Roundup for today:

c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Doing well by doing good? David Cerullo, head of Inspiration Networks, a nonprofit Christian broadcaster based near Charlotte, earned nearly $2.5 million in total compensation in 2010, a 47 percent increase since 2008. What recession?

What a resignation: A top Goldman Sachs executive quits via an Op-Ed in the New York Times (that’ll usually do it) and blasts one of the world’s leading investment banks for its ethical lapses: “Weed out the morally bankrupt people, no matter how much money they make for the firm,” Greg Smith advised his now former employer.

Are Syria’s Christians siding with Assad out of fear of fundamentalist Muslims who might fill the void? Robert Wright on “The Emerging Neocon-Christian Split Over Syria.”

Former UK PM Tony Blair, a prominent convert to Catholicism after leaving office, comes out as a strong supporter of gay marriage. The Vatican is not happy.

Finally, Catholic art in the City of Angels, from Fabian Debora, via the Jesuit Post. (H/T: America)”

Read the rest of the article here:

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern


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