January 16th, 2012
04:28 AM ET
By Dan Merica, CNN
Here's the Belief Blog’s morning rundown of the top faith-angle stories from around the United States and around the world. Click the headlines for the full stories.
From the Blog:
CNN: Christian conservative leaders vote to support Santorum
CNN: Pastors protest New York ban on religious services
CNN: As number of Latino evangelicals grows, it’s not politics as usual
Belief on TV:
Tweet of the Day:
From @TheMuslimGuy (Arsalan Iftikhar): Tim Tebow threw for 136 yards last night. Mark 13:6: "Many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many."
The Guardian: Sharia law compatible with human rights, argues leading barrister
LA Times: Stop-Romney conservatives face a tough climb in South Carolina
Huffington Post: Focus On The Family Unveils Tim Tebow-Inspired John 3:16 Ad During Broncos-Patriots Game
Christian Post: ‘Sexperiment’: Ed Young Suffers Eye Injury; Leaves Before 24 Hours Over
Quote of the Day:
"We believe people who ask for forgiveness of sin and redeem themselves should get a second chance, and 20 years in the penitentiary is time enough to come to grips with getting your redemption and forgiveness.”
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour defended his decision on Friday to pardon 200 criminals, four of whom were charged with murder, by saying this on Fox News.
New York Times: Mitt’s Big Love
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CNN: GOP posted to make history with non-Protestant presidential nominee
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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.