November 21st, 2011
05:36 AM ET
Here's the Belief Blog’s morning rundown of the top faith-angle stories from around the United States and the world. Click the headlines for the full stories.
CNN: The gospel according to Herman Cain
CNN: In video, White House shooting suspect calls himself ‘modern-day Jesus’
@CNNBelief’s follow of the day: @askmormongirl, aka Joanna Brooks, is an “unorthodox source” of information on Mormon life. She writes the blog “Ask Mormon Girl" and is a must-follow because of tweets, and posts, like this:
Tweet of the Day: Love & marriage edition: Is my Mormon hipster style wrecking my marriage chances? And how will my family deal if… http://askmormongirl.wordpress.com
Washington Post: Protests of Va. parish’s move away from altar girls reflects wider Catholic debate
Crosswalk: New U.S. Security Measures Leave Iraqi Christian Refugees in Limbo
Catholic News Agency: Be ‘light in Africa,’ Pope tells bishop
Quote of the Day:
Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum suggestedSunday that Mitt Romney's absence at a Christian forum held in Des Moines a day earlier was because he may not have been completely at ease in an environment discussing his faith. Asked to elaborate, Santorum said he didn't think Romney would be comfortable in a setting that explores "why you believe what you believe and where that came from." Romney is a member of the Mormon faith.
CNN: My Take: 5 reasons Christians should love ‘Twighlight’
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The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day's biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers' lives. It's edited by CNN's Daniel Burke and Eric Marrapodi with daily contributions from CNN's worldwide newsgathering team and frequent posts from religion scholar and author Stephen Prothero.