Belief Bytes: Thursday’s Religion News Roundup

Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and Mel Gibson. Courtesy of RNS.

Here is your Religion News Roundup for today:

By David Gibson
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Mitt Romney needs Christian conservatives and this morning he got the endorsement of the Susan B. Anthony List, a prominent pro-life group that had strongly supported Rick Santorum.

Another convert to Romneyism, Southern Baptist leader Richard Land, tells CNN the media will make his Mormonism an issue.

But Land had some advice for Romney: “If the media persists in trying to get you to defend…some of the more exotic beliefs of Mormonism, you turn it around on them and pummel them around the head and shoulders with the Constitution and say there is no religious test for office and for you to inject my religious beliefs into this campaign is un-American.”

Mitt is making history for Mormons, but how historic is his prospective nomination for the United States?”

Read the rest of the article here.

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern

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