December 2nd, 2011
07:06 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: Obama delivers very Christian message at Christmas tree lighting
CNN: Billy Graham in ‘good spirits’ in hospital, spokesman says
@CNNBelief’s follow of the day:
Eric Marrapodi, or @EricCNNBelief, is a CNN Senior Producer and the Co-Founder of the Belief blog. Yes, this is a shameless plug, but Eric both tweets out useful stories and provides followers with tidbits of unpublished information about stories he covers.
Catholic News Agency: Pope urges end to death penalty worldwide
JTA: American-style Jewish fraternities cross Atlantic to Britian
Christian Today: Church of Scotland rejects same-sex marriage proposals
Washington Post: D.C. tosses complaint against Catholic University dorms
Religion News Service: Author finds out just how much is expected of ‘biblical’ women
Quote of the Day:
Robert P. Jones, founder of Public Religion Research Institute, wrote this in his most recent Huffington Post piece. Jones goes on to write that many Millenials were led to this belief when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint’s supported California’s Proposition 8.
CNN: My Take: Attention black churches, ignorance on HIV/AIDS can kill
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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 with contributions from Eric Marrapodi and CNN's worldwide news gathering team.