January 17th, 2012
04:26 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: Many South Carolina evangelicals focus on piety over politics
CNN: What did MLK think about gay people?
CNN Photos: Inside MLK’s newly renovated church
Tweet of the Day:
From @WhyIslam: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -MLK Jr.
Huffington Post: Does Science Make Belief in God Obsolete?
Catholic News Agency: At St. Peter’s tomb, Cardinal Wuerl recalls Pope’s importance
Jewish Journal: Israel’s entry to Oscars does not plan to become a ‘Footnote’
Belief on TV:
Quote of the Day:
The fall out from the weekends meeting of conservative Christian leaders continues with comments from Dr. Richard Land. Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and executive editor at The Christian Post, said the group of conservative Christian leaders chose to support Santorum, mostly because of the candidate’s social views.
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.