The Briefing 10-19-15

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  • Rome Synod of Family exposes fault lines between two visions of Catholicism
  • Unbelievers drawn to divinity schools ultimate conclusion of liberal Christianity
  • Religious pregnancy crisis centers file lawsuit against California's mandate to provide abortion info

The Briefing 09-24-15

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  • Pope's visit time for evangelicals to make clear issue with pope is theological, not personal
  • Nancy Pelosi example of worldview conflict between pro-choice Catholics and Catholic teaching
  • Shout Your Abortion hashtag effort to normalize abortion, claim baby part of woman's body

The Briefing 09-22-15

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  • Pope's caution in Cuba exposes tension between roles as religious leader and head of state
  • Pope sets pattern of liberalizing Catholicism's effect without formally adjusting teaching
  • Tennnessean schools instruct students on Islam, separating religious facts from beliefs