Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
January 23, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: In police training, a dark film on U.S. Muslims
Ominous music plays as images appear on the screen: Muslim terrorists shoot Christians in the head, car bombs explode, executed children lie covered by sheets and a doctored photograph shows an Islamic flag flying over the White House.
January 18, 2012
- The State
The State: S.C. evangelicals divided, frustrated
More than two-thirds of South Carolina’s evangelical voters do not want Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney to become the GOP’s nominee for president, according to a new poll from Monmouth University.
January 11, 2012
- The Associated Press
AP: Appeals court upholds federal block of Oklahoma ban on Islamic law
A proposed constitutional amendment that would ban Oklahoma courts from considering international or Islamic law discriminates against religions, and a Muslim community leader has the right to challenge its constitutionality, a federal appeals court said yesterday.
January 06, 2012
- Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Journal Sentinel: Dolan’s elevation to cardinal continues his rise
Friday's announcement that New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to cardinal in February reflects his growing prominence in the American Catholic Church, and near meteoric rise since leaving the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 2009.