December 6th, 2011
04:59 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.
From the Blog:
CNN: Church reverses ban on interracial marriage
CNN: Baby boomers heading back to seminary
Tweet of the Day:
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JTA: Bearded rabbi allowed to join army without shaving
Huffington Post: Newt Gingrich's Catholic Conversion Is Part of a Larger Spiritual Shift in His Life and Politics
Catholic News Service: Vatican official urges end of violence, 'real reforms' in Syria
“An unfortunate mistake”…
Quote of the Day:
Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund of Rice University said this after releasing a study that found one in five who consider themselves atheists nevertheless bring their children to a church service one or more times a year.
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CNN’s Richard Allen Greene writes that a number of new polls find that Muslims are much more likely than Christians and Hindus to say that their own faith is the only true path to paradise. The article has started a great conversation with almost 5,500 comments.
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.