Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
December 19, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: Religious leaders push congregants on gun control, sensing a watershed moment
Religious leaders across the country this week vowed to mobilize their congregants to push for gun control legislation and provide the ground support for politicians willing to take on the gun lobby, saying the time has come for action beyond praying and comforting the families of those killed.
December 12, 2012
Reuters: Putin pledges to fight corruption, capital flight
President Vladimir Putin pledged on Wednesday to crack down on corruption and the flight of capital from Russia in a new campaign to tackle problems that have marred his 13-year rule and blighted the country's business scene.