Tuesday's News & Ideas
- CoE backs women bishops
- Francis & the environment
- Clergy not required at Indiana weddings
- Atheist invocations
- Tutu backs 'assisted dying' bill
- How to make up
Church of England General Synod backs women bishopsBBC: The Church of England has voted to allow women to become bishops for the first time in its history.
Pope Francis's radical environmentalismThe Atlantic: Exploiting the earth "is our sin," the pontiff says.
Indiana marriage law is discriminatory, US court says in ruling for humanistsChristian Science Monitor: In a significant victory for nonreligious Americans, appeals court orders Indiana to allow secular humanists to officiate at weddings despite a state law barring them from performing nuptials.
Supreme Court ruling on public invocations gives atheists a prayerWall Street Journal: Nonbelievers deliver invocations at public meetings; next up, Pastafarians.
Desmond Tutu backs Britain's 'assisted dying' billNPR: Retired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful" the way Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill.
The best way to make up after any argumentYou had an argument with someone you love. Now what? There is a definite wrong way to make up and go forward after a fight, the Wall Street Journal reports: Apologize quickly and move on. Instead, address the underlying issue.
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