Religious News Worth Reading, week ending Oct 12th 2019

Democratic Candidates Vow to Reverse Religious Protections Presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren announced similar plans to enhance LGBTQ protections including reversing the

Here We Are Again: Confronting the Rise of Religious Persecution

On Sept. 23rd, President Trump convened a meeting on religious freedom at the UN, surrounded by survivors of religious persecution from around the globe,

PRRI Announces Eleven Public Fellows for 2019-2020

Nationwide scholar network expands to strengthen public scholarship on religion, culture, and politics[/tweetit] WASHINGTON - The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan

China/Vatican Agreement May Signal Lessening of Religious Tension

The first Catholic Bishop to be consecrated in China since an agreement between China and the Holy See occurred recently in Inner Mongolia.[/tweetit] According

LDS Church Opposes Utah’s Medical Marijuana Initiative

LDS Church Opposes Utah’s Medical Marijuana Initiative

The LDS church exerts an undue influence on the Utah populace. The general authority of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came out

LDS Church Lobbyist Picked for Utah Legislature Post

John Q. Cannon will head Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel Lawmakers in Utah recommended John Q. Cannon to head the Office of

Mia Love: The First Black Woman Republican In Congress is Mormon

Mia Love made history this week as the first black female Republican to be elected to Congress. Love is also noteworthy because she is