Belief Bytes: Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup

Ambulance chaser graphic from Religion News Service archives.

Here is your Religion News Roundup for today:

c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission.

Xavier University, one of the country’s oldest Catholic colleges, will cut off birth-control coverage for employees – a move that has divided faculty members and students, Reuters reports.

A Dallas judge dismissed a lawsuit against a former Navy chaplain accused of using ‘curse’ prayers to incite others to harm a military religious-freedom gadfly.

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly’s Kim Lawton investigates the mystery of where Jesus was buried.

Our own Yonat Shimron finds Bart Ehrman’s new book on the historicity of Jesus surprisingly sympathetic.

After more than 350 years of enforced exile, Baruch Spinoza has been invited back into the Jewish community.

Journalist Jason Berry’s ‘Render Unto Rome: The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church’ has won the IRE’s prestigious best investigative book award.”

Read the rest of the article here:

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern


One response to “Belief Bytes: Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup

  1. The Catholic Church is quickly devolving into the Dark Ages. What’s next, the guillitine, stocks, and burning wayward Christians at the stake?

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