November 23rd, 2011
05:08 AM ET
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.
By Dan Merica, CNN
From the Blog:
CNN: Santorum endorses profiling Muslims
CNN: In season of giving thanks, signs that gratitude is back
CNN: Vodka ad boasting ‘Christmas quality’ at ‘Hanukkah pricing’ to come down amid complaints
CNN: Report tracks explosion of religious lobbying in Washington
Tweet of the Day:
From @TheGazetteKevin: Woman accused of using Bible to smuggle drugs into prison? Isn’t this a common movie ploy?
@CNNBelief’s follow of the day:
Kevin Flower, or @KMFlower, is CNN’s Jerusalem Bureau Chief. Though many of the stories out of this bureau involve religion, Kevin and everyone at CNN Jerusalem has their finger on the pulse of the region’s news.
Christianity Today: Michele Bachmann: ‘It’s high time we have a mother in the White House.’
New York Times: Poll finds religion is early drag on Romney
Christian Post: New Atheist Holiday Ads Accuse Christians of Intolerance
Quote of the Day:
Republican hopeful Mitt Romney made this promise during CNN’s National Security Republican Presidential debate on Tuesday. He said the only right course was to care about Israel.
Stephen Prothero, a Boston University religion scholar, takes an interesting look at how the Puritans of New England celebrated Thanksgiving. “England’s Puritans were by no means allergic to fun,” writes Prothero.
And an enlightening read for the road…
About this blog
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 with contributions from Eric Marrapodi and CNN's worldwide news gathering team.