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

September 5, 2016

  1. Mother Teresa Declared a Saint Before a Huge Crowd at the Vatican (CNN)
  2. Leadership Diversity a Challenge for Colorado Springs Evangelical Organizations (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  3. How Will Religious Leaders, and the GOP, Handle Immigration After Election Day? (Get Religion)
  4. In a Bid to Soften His Image, Trump Makes a Visit to a Black Church in Detroit (Washington Post)
  5. Houston Baptist University Launches Seminary, Masters Degree of Divinity (Houston Chronicle)
  6. Russia Law Ensnares Baptist Minister (OneNewsNow)

September 2, 2016

  1. She Beat Her Son With a Hanger – and Said Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law Gave Her the Right (Washington Post)
  2. Black Republicans are Furious Over the Pastor Interviewing Donald Trump (BuzzFeed News)
  3. White Evangelical Christians Back Trump by Massive Majority, Poll Says (Christian Today)
  4. Southern Baptist Leaders Grieve Court’s Expansion of Parenthood (Baptist Press)
  5. ACLU Warns Iowa Schools About Anti-Gay Christian Group (Des Moines Register)
  6. Israel: King Solomon-Era Palace Found in Biblical Gezer (Haaretz)

September 1, 2016

  1. An Author’s Eulogy for ‘White Christian America’ (PBS Newshour)
  2. Trump VP Pick Mike Pence Met With Protests, Poor Attendance at Evangelical Virginia College (Christian Post)
  3. The Evangelical Left: ‘We Think Everybody Needs Jesus and We’re Not Mad at the World’ (Houston Chronicle)
  4. Congressional Chaplains: Can They Welcome All Religions and No Religion? (Religion and Politics)
  5. How the Catholic Church Documented Mother Teresa’s 2 Miracles (NPR)

August 31, 2016

  1. Bachmann: God ‘Raised Up’ Trump to be GOP Nominee (Politico)
  2. The Long Search for the Missing Child Brides of a Mormon Polygamist Sect (Vice)
  3. ACLU: Christian Woman Forced to Remove Headscarf for License in Alabama (CBS News)
  4. Chalk Bible Passages on Bangor Sidewalks Spark War of Words (WGME)
  5. Christian Photographer Tries Kickstarter Campaign for a Hotel With a Purpose (RNS)
  6. Middle East: Egypt’s New Law on Churches Angers Christian Critics (ABC News)

August 30, 2016

  1. 9 Texas Colleges Rank Among ‘Absolute Worst’ for LGBT Students, Gay Rights Group Says (Dallas Morning News)
  2. Floyd Churches Band Together to Address Racism, Use Worship to Break Down Racial Divide (Northwest Georgia News)
  3. New Evangelical Group Seeks to Distance Christians From Trump (Yahoo News)
  4. The Methodist Church May Split Over LGBT Issues (Mother Jones)
  5. Reading, Writing and Respect: Protecting Children Bullied for Their Faith (RNS)

August 29, 2016

  1. Macon Churches, Split by Race, Work to Heal Divide (Macon Telegraph, GA)
  2. What Southern Baptists Were Told About the Religious Right’s Political Future (The Tennessean)
  3. For Hillary Clinton and Democrats, a Public Shift Toward ‘God-Talk’ (New York Times)
  4. Trump Has a Massive Catholic Problem (Washington Post)
  5. Donald Trump Ratings Among Evangelical Leaders Double After His Pro-Life Supreme Court Shortlist (Christian Post)
  6. Barna: Only 3 Percent of Teens Read Bible Daily (One News Now)
  7. CBF Governing Board Issues Statement of Affirmation for Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter (CBF)
  8. France: Court Suspends Burkini Bans (CNN)

August 26, 2016

  1. In Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Even Prayer Practices are Proving to be Controversial (PennLive)
  2. Atheists’ Lawsuit is Financial Setback for National Baptist Convention (Sun Herald, MS)
  3. Southern Baptist Film ‘Insanity of God’ Leaps to No. 1 in Ticket Sales (Christian Examiner)
  4. Kayla Mueller in Captivity: Courage, Selflessness as She Defended Christian Faith to ISIS Executioner (ABC News)
  5. Deadly Earthquake in Italy Tears Apart Historic Church, Basilica While Leveling Entire Mountain Villages (New York Daily News)

August 25, 2016

  1. Georgia County Fights Plans for Mosque (CNN)
  2. Catholic Church Groups Fight Bills to Revive Old Sex Abuse Cases (NPR)
  3. Amid Louisiana Flooding, Social Media Conveys Hope (Western Recorder)
  4. Religion in the Media: How Has it Changed, Where It is Going, Why (ABC Australia)
  5. Atheists Raise More Than $20,000 for Baptist Oklahoma Charity That Doesn’t Want the Money (Fox25)
  6. Americans Say Science is Why They’ve Given Up Religion (CNet)
  7. Donald Trump’s Interview with Charisma Magazine (CPN Shows)
  8. U.S. International Religious Freedom Ambassador Calls for Repeal of Blasphemy Laws (BJC)