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Watch Sister Norma Pimentel's Notre Dame Commencement Address
Sister Pimentel spoke on her own experiences as a child of Mexican immigrants and urged graduates to listen to God's call to stand in solidarity with the vulnerable and to be a voice for the voiceless.
WATCH: Bishop Michael Curry's Royal Wedding Sermon
Bishop Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the American Episcopal Church, delivered the sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, focusing on God as a source of love — and justice.
Weekly Wrap 5.18.18: The Ten Best Stories You Missed This Week
Letterman brought up the topic in an interview with Tina Fey on his new Netflix show — to not great effect. “If in the previous three decades, Letterman had hired greater numbers of diverse writers, he would have transformed the comedy world. He chose not to, and that’s part of his legacy.”
Dozens of Palestinian Protesters Killed as U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem
U.S. President Donald Trump announced last December plans to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in a move to recognize Jersualem as the capital of Israel, upending decades of U.S. policy and outraging Palestinians.
Stephen Colbert Leads Anna Wintour in a Papal Fashion-Off
“Is there a security system protecting all this stuff, or is the security just the crushing guilt you will feel if you take anything?,” Colbert asks.
Weekly Wrap 5.11.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Rakem Balogun is believed to be the first person targeted and prosecuted under a secretive U.S. surveillance effort to track so-called “black identity extremists.”
“It makes sense that Kate Bowler, whose career began with a motorcycle-driving pastor of a Mennonite megachurch, would also be the person you’d want to hear from about life with incurable Stage 4 cancer. When life hands you the incomprehensible, sometimes all you can do is pay attention.”
Faith and Human Rights Organizations Call for Senate to Oppose Gina Haspel
Haspel reportedly led a secret black site in Thailand where torture techniques were used on detainees. She also played a role in destroying videos documenting the torture of detainees, specifically ones tied to the 9/11 attacks.
Thousands of Southern Baptist Women Sign Petition Against Paige Patterson
Weekly Wrap 5.4.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
“Few of the residents in the area know that the wooden houses they live in are of immense historical importance. They are some of the last surviving Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul, where vast construction projects and a relentless drive for modernization have transformed the city’s landscape in the last century.”
Our prayer is this: May our reading and writing lead to preaching and legislating, may our preaching and legislating heal trauma and end sexual violence. Amen.
Weekly Wrap 4.27.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Much has been said over the past couple of weeks about the impact of white women’s tears. Here, the author unpacks that and offers ways to stand strong in a misogynistic culture without harming others.