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Notre Dame, long a symbol of Catholicism in Europe, becomes a picture of its collapse

(RNS) — In recent decades, Notre Dame was more a tourist destination than a place of pilgrimage or a seat of Catholic potency.
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What’s crazy about religion on “Game of Thrones”

It’s not surprising that the state religion of the Seven is DOA. What’s unexpected is that so many of the other religions have real power.
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Netanyahu is not Israel

Yes, I am sad. I am disappointed. That is why I am doubling down on Israel.
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Is it antisemitic to call Stephen Miller a white nationalist?

Let’s reject sloppy labeling.
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Mormon growth continues to slow, church report shows

The LDS Church grew at a rate of 1.21% in 2018, continuing its slow deceleration.
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How the place comforts us

These are the most powerful lessons I have learned in the month after my father’s death.
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Mormon leaders reverse LGBT policy, raising the question: What is revelation?

(RNS) — Just over three years ago, Mormon leaders touted a controversial LGBT policy as revelation. Now its reversal is also being presented as revelation.
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Mormons will soon drink coffee! Debunking a dubious General Conference rumor

It’s the General Conference Rumor Edition! Top rumor: next weekend, the prophet will lift the ban on Mormons drinking coffee. My take: keep dreaming.
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The other Russian collusion story

Between the Christian right and the Russian Orthodox Church.
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How fan fiction gave millennials power over their spirituality

(RNS) — The internet has transformed our consumption of texts — even sacred texts — into malleable pieces that can be reimagined, reinvented and owned in a new way.
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