Churches Offer Sanctuary to Immigrants in Danger of Deportation
Miriam Jordan, Wall Street Journal
Campaign follows Obama decision to delay action that might have staved off removal.
Evidence Grows of Russian Orthodox Clergy’s Aiding Ukraine Rebels
Andrew Higgins, New York Times
The Russian Orthodox Church, like the Kremlin, has strenuously denied any role in stirring up or aiding separatist turmoil in Ukraine. But as Slovyansk and other towns seized by pro-Russian rebels have fallen over the summer to a since-stalled Ukrainian government offensive in the east, evidence has begun to accumulate of close ties between the church, or at least individual Orthodox priests, and the pro-Russian cause.
Intervarsity Christian Ministry In Trouble For Acting Christian
Andrew Walker, First Things
To protect against discrimination, liberals increasingly seek to discriminate. News broke over the weekend that all twenty-three schools within the California State University system have taken steps to “derecognize” InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF), a para-church Christian ministry organization that’s had a longstanding presence within university life religious settings.
Now for a Really Destructive Innovation: A Europe-wide State
Theodore Dalrymple, Library of Law and Liberty
The best hope for the European Union would be for it to eventually evolve into an enormous Belgium. More likely, it will evolve into an enormous Yugoslavia circa 1990, which will not be quite so good.