Morning Buzz | Ebola and the “Power of Prayer”

In today's buzz, six states now recognize same- sex marriages and the "power of prayer" in the U.S. ebola scare. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained

In today's buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga? … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Is Civility Possible in American Politics?

In today's buzz, a DC rabbi accused of spying on naked women, an American Catholic writer reflects on what the synod means for stateside practitioners, and our new report on political civility. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | The Catholic Clash: How Social Issues Divide Clergy and Congregants

In today's buzz, the synod wraps up amid controversy and The Immanent Frame gives the PRRI/SSRS American Values Atlas some love. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Criminal Justice System Not Colorblind

In today's buzz, Satanic "black masses" in Oklahoma, perceived racism in our criminal justice system, and religion-based cases in SCOTUS. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | The NoPhone takes on the iPhone 6

In today's buzz, Pope Francis makes his first appointment in the U.S., Vox makes a depressing international map of healthcare costs, and a cheeky new Kickstarter campaign questions our attachment to smartphones. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Weds Dozens in Mass Wedding

In today's buzz, Hillary Clinton upsets immigration reform advocates, Mormonism becomes more accepting of the LGBT community, and Pope Francis marries dozens—among them, an (unwed) mother. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Are Catholicism and Libertarianism Like Oil and Water?

Today's Buzz covers evidence linking support for voter ID laws to racial bias, the conflict between catholicism and libertarianism, transgender veterans speak out against the military's ban on transgender troops, church in Arizona offers sanctuary to an immigrant without legal documentation who has an American-born son and has been in the country for more than 14 years. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Drones: A 21st Century Twist on Evangelization

Today's Buzz covers Michelle Obama's and Eric Holder's commencement speeches that urge Americans to talk openly about race, primaries to watch on Super Tuesday 2014, Oregon judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban, WDC Archdiocese buys drone to help promote Catholicism with video on social media, Italian women in love with priests urge Pope Francis to rescind the celibacy and non-marriage rule. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | A Multi-generational Approach to Fighting Poverty

Today's Buzz covers religious minorities reactions to the SCOTUS decision about prayer at public meetings, hispanics who left the Catholic Church, a multi-generational approach to fighting poverty, high school students' low reading and math scores, and Americans financial literacy. … [Read more...]


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