Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Weds Dozens in Mass Wedding

[09.16.2014]

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.

Morning Buzz | There’s No Crying — or Christian Symbolism — in Football

[09.15.2014]

In today’s buzz, U.S. Catholic bishops’ role in Hobby Lobby, Christian decals on football players’ helmets, and Apple Watch’s main competition in China.

Morning Buzz | More Congregations LGBT-Friendly

[09.12.2014]

In today’s buzz, a new study reveals a jump in LGBT-friendly congregations, Missouri lawmakers enact a 3-day waiting period for abortion, and gender discrimination from a transgender person’s point of view.

Morning Buzz | Millennials Aren’t All Bad

[09.11.2014]

In today’s buzz, a scholar reflects on the study of secularism, a millennial cries discrimination against his generation, and a “wall” made of crocheted “bricks” descends upon DC.

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Evangelicals, Baptists—and Mormons?—Unite

[09.10.2014]

In today’s buzz, President Obama will speak on ISIS tonight, Mormonism gains some surprising partners in the ongoing same-sex marriage battle, and an awesome infographic on the partisan history of the U.S. Senate.

Morning Buzz | States Urge for a SCOTUS Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

[09.09.2014]

In today’s buzz, states rally for a final answer on the same-sex marriage debate, a new documentary explores drug abuse and faith communities, and a prominent atheist admits spirituality can help reveal truths.

The Morning Buzz | No Atheists in the Air Force

[09.08.2014]

In today’s buzz, an atheist tests religious freedom in the Air Force, BP faces billion dollar fines for 2010 oil spill, and a site publishes fan prayers for you Bronco, Bear, and Patriot fans.

The Morning Buzz | Do Independent Candidates Have a Chance to Win in November?

[09.05.2014]

In today’s Buzz, independent candidates run for state-level offices, many Americans still struggle to put food on the table, the Supreme Court gears up for another religious liberty case, the New York Times explores the race gap in America’s police departments, and the Mormon church puts its artifacts on display.

The Morning Buzz | Just How Bad is the Prosperity Gospel?

[09.04.2014]

In today’s Buzz, a gay teacher is fired over her “non-traditional pregnancy,” the Boston Globe launches a new site for Catholic news, a movement aims to mandate paid sick leave, and a new map shows which counties prohibit any sort of happy hour.

The Morning Buzz | Women Are Cracking the Stained-Glass Ceiling

[09.03.2014]

In today’s Buzz, the National Guard heads to the Texas-Mexico border with too little to do, U.S. employers are taking longer to fill empty positions, Texas’s voter ID law goes to trial, Oklahoma’s schools start in legal limbo, women crack the stained-glass ceiling, and more people choose to rent.