Need to know: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Francis' first five years have been a dizzying introduction to a new kind of pope, one who prizes straight talk over theology and mercy over morals. More from Religion News Service
WEDDING BELL BLUES
"The pain doled out by the United Methodist Church must stop," said Tennessee Pastor Ann Golladay, who was hired by but not ordained by the denomination. More from Huffington Post
RENDER UNTO CAESAR?
Leaders of the Holy Land's Christian churches received property tax bills from the city totaling millions of dollars, money the mayor says the city badly needs. More from Religion News Service
President Trump is facing rising indignation for his ongoing silence following Russian President Vladimir Putin's suggestion that Jews may have tampered with the 2016 U.S. election More from Religion News Service
The anonymous writer said points would be awarded on the appointed day: 25 points for pulling off a woman's head scarf, 500 points for murdering a Muslim, 1,000 for bombing a mosque. (Subscription may be required.) More from New York Times