The Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Rules on Prayer at Public Meetings

Today's Buzz covers the SCOTUS decision on prayer at public meetings, the challenge for Democrats with unmarried women voters in the midterm election, trust in public institutions declining, first openly gay Episcopalian bishop is divorcing his husband, best places for single moms to live, and a new blog post by Juhem Navarro-Rivera. … [Read more...]

Coming Full Circle? Evangélicos in the United States and Latin America

Juhem Navarro-Rivera explores the effects of evangélicos on Catholic identify for Latinos both in the United States and Latin America. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | President Jokes at Correspondents’ Dinner

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s daily dose of religion-related news with a shot of data — because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? At a time when Republicans and Democrats can’t seem to find common ground on issues from the federal minimum wage to the legalization of same-sex marriage, bipartisan alliances are forming in an effort to reform the criminal-justice system. The National Journal reports […] … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | 40,000 Events Commemorate National Prayer Day

Today's Buzz reports on National Prayer Day, Florida 20th state to offer in-state tuition assistance to Dreamers, prohibition on interstate tolling may be lifted, high school graduation rates, anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | The Demographics of NBA Fans

Today's Buzz includes the botched execution in Oklahoma, Hawaii increases minimum wage, minimum wage bill fails in Senate, people still say racist things, racial attitudes of white republicans and democrats, demographics of NBA players, owners and fans. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Evangelical Leaders Support Immigration Reform

In today's Morning Buzz, who's getting un-friended on Facebook and why, erroneous conviction rates for death-sentenced defendants, White House combats sexual assault on college campuses, evangelical leaders go to DC to push for immigration reform, the funniest city in the US. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Once Unaffiliated, Always Unaffiliated?

In today's Buzz, Jews remember the Holocaust in Poland, retention rates of the unaffiliated, Justice Department seeks to eliminate racial bias in criminal justice system, United Church of Christ files suit against North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage. … [Read more...]

Brookings Institution Releases New Report: Faith in Equality: Economic Justice and the Future of Religious Progressives

The Brookings Institution released a new report last Thursday, “Faith in Equality: Economic Justice and the Future of Religious Progressives,” which inform Americans about the role of religion in the movement for economic justice. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II Canonized

Today's Buzz reports on the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, a new website for people of faith who support Hillary Clinton, Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens supports the legalization of marijuana, Mississippi appeals court hears arguments in case that could shutter only abortion clinic in the state, the connection between humanitarianism and immigration, and Obama's modest immigration reforms. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Stirs the Pot Yet Again

In today's Buzz Pope Francis goes against church doctrine by telling a woman married to a divorced man that she can receive Holy Communion, white southerners increasing support of the GOP, test your Bible IQ, Georgia governor signs Safe Carry Protection Act into law allowing residents to cary licensed firearms in public places, Oklahoma Supreme Court says death-row inmates not entitles to know source of lethal drugs -- double execution scheduled for April 29th, new digital art by Andy Warhol … [Read more...]


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