Friday's News & Ideas - 6/24/2022
- Roe v. Wade overturned
- PCA to leave evangelical association
- Chris Rice abuse allegations
- Fr. James Martin documentary
- The spirituality of slow fashion
- The stranded sons of Shakhtar Donetsk
Roe v. Wade has been overturned. In these states, abortion access will no longer be accessible.
The 19th News: Thirteen states have trigger laws that would immediately, or almost immediately, ban abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade.
Religion News Service: Dobbs decision and the fall of Roe is met with rejoicing, dismay from faith groups
The Atlantic: If the Supreme Court can reverse Roe, it can reverse anything*
Presbyterian Church in America votes to leave National Association of Evangelicals
Religion News Service: It’s the third time in the past decade the theologically conservative Presbyterian denomination has considered a measure to leave the association, an umbrella organization of 40 evangelical Christian denominations.
Report backs abuse allegations against Chris Rice
Christianity Today: The singer allegedly groomed students at a Kentucky church through back rubs and unaccompanied sleepovers, according to an investigation by GRACE.
Can Fr. Martin ‘build a bridge’ between LGBTQ Catholics and the church?
Sojourners: “My target audience is a 15-year-old kid, male or female or transgender, who is in his/her/their bedroom, wondering if God loves them.”
The spirituality of slow fashion*
The Christian Century: I have found joy reusing, recycling and repairing clothing.
The stranded sons of Shakhtar Donetsk
One of Ukraine’s top soccer teams* rushed its youth academy players out of the path of war in February. Months later, many of the boys are stuck in a lonely limbo, says The New York Times.
*access is limited for nonsubscribers