News Headlines

Catch up on our curated list of headlines for today, hand-picked from across the Web by Bruce Gourley.

September 24, 2015

  1. Mike Huckabee: Obama Pretends to be a Christian (CNN)
  2. Pope Francis and City of Washington Embrace Each Other on Historic Visit (USA Today)
  3. Female Priests Persevere Despite Being Banned From Catholic Church (ABC News)
  4. Charleston to Honor Church Shooting Victims With Street Dedication (Reuters)
  5. S.C. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Episcopal Church Breakup Saga (Post and Courier)
  6. Phyllis Tickle Dead: Beloved Religion Writer Dies at 81 (Huffington Post)
  7. KBF, Historically Black College, Join Forces to Fight Poverty (Baptist News Global)

September 23, 2015

  1. As the Pope Visits Washington, Organized Religion’s Political Dominance Ebbs (Washington Post)
  2. Meet the Evangelical Pastor and Liberty University Alum Who’s Feeling the Bern (New York Magazine)
  3. A Muslim Daughter and Her Christian Mother Struggle to Find Peace (The Root)
  4. Hope Blooms in the Arkansas Delta, Thanks to Ministry Team (Baptist News Global)
  5. Faith Leaders Pledge to Fight Hunger (Baptist News Global
  6. CBF Virginia Launches Coordinator Search (Baptist News Global)
  7. Logsdon Professor to Chair Parliament of World Religions (Baptist Standard)

September 22, 2015

  1. Polling: How Francis, Catholic Church Fare Among Americans (Voice of America)
  2. Monroe Church Surprises Louisiana State Police With Gifts (KNOE)
  3. Legal Settlement with Armenian Church Lets Getty Museum Keep Prized Medieval Bible Pages (Los Angeles Times)
  4. Mission Strategy, Fundraising are Priorities for the Year, CBF Leadership Group Hears (Baptist News Global)
  5. Florida Baptist Convention to Reduce Staff by 47% (Biblical Recorder)
  6. White House’s Pope Welcome is ‘Anti-Christian,’ Huckabee Says (National Public Radio)
  7. Most People in England are Still Christian, Says New Study (Christian Today)

September 18, 2015

  1. Climate Change Vulnerability Linked to Religion, Study Indicates (Irish Times)
  2. Arabic Baptist Church Fights Confusion, Grasps Evangelization (USA Today)
  3. Christian Conservatives Rally for Religious Awakening (ABC News)
  4. Friend of Alleged Charleston Church Shooter Arrested (Fox News)
  5. Ole Miss Honors Will Campbell (Baptist News Global)
  6. Many Young People Shun Cellphone Use in Church – Even to Read Scripture (Baptist News Global)

September 16, 2015

  1. Donald Trump Strikes a Chord – With Evangelicals (Boston Globe)
  2. A Better Look at Religion’s Influence on Political Attitudes (
  3. Charles Darwin Letter Repudiating Bible Heads to Auction (Guardian)
  4. Pope Francis Will Face a Fractured U.S. Catholic Church (USA Today)
  5. Oklahoma Judge Orders Removal of Ten Commandments Monument (Baptist News Global)
  6. Georgia School District Says Gridiron Baptism Violated Policy (Baptist News Global)
  7. Georgia Southern Baptists Announce New Name, Ministry Direction (Baptist Press)

September 15, 2015

  1. Kentucky Clerk Won’t Block, Authorize Gay Marriage Licenses (Reuters)
  2. Misconceptions Persist About Obama’s Faith, But Aren’t So Widespread (CNN)
  3. Bernie Sanders’ Appeal at Fundamentalist Christian University Met with Polite Skepticism (Guardian)
  4. Christian Billionaire Seeking to Buy Entire Island for Refugees, Name It After Drowned Syrian Boy (Christian Post)
  5. 103-Year-Old Member Defies Expulsion, Goes to Church (Florida Times-Union)
  6. Land Owned by First Baptist Houston to Get Office Tower (Houston Chronicle)
  7. ‘It’s All About Church Closings’: Catholic Parishes Shrink in Northeast, Midwest (NPR)
  8. NCC Asks US to Lift Quotas on Refugees (Baptist News Global)
  9. Paige Patterson Details Missiological ‘Battle’ at IMB (Baptist News Global)
  10. Louisiana College Officials Remain Optimistic Despite Declining Enrollment (Baptist Message)

September 14, 2015

  1. True Believer? Why Donald Trump is the Choice of the Religious Right (NPR)
  2. Bobby Jindal Says Trump ‘Has Never Read the Bible’ (Christian Post)
  3. In Church, Hillary Clinton Learns to be ‘Nicer to the Press’ (ABC News)
  4. Kentucky Anti-Gay-Marriage Clerk Kim Davis: Back to Square One (NBC News)
  5. Group Puts Up Billboard With Message for Kim Davis (WFSB)
  6. Christians Are Divided Over Kentucky Case (Columbus Dispatch)
  7. Christian Professor Warns: Movies About Heaven, Near Death Experience ‘Can Harm Christian Theology’ (Christian Post)

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