Pope Francis: A Christian who does not protect creation ‘does not care about the work of God’
David Gibson, Religion News Service
If you are a Christian, protecting the environment is part of your identity, not an ideological option, Pope Francis said Monday
Bakers Who Declined Service to Same-Sex Couple Found to Violate Anti-Discrimination Law
Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal
The owners of an Oregon bakery who declined to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding celebration were found guilty last week of violating the state’s anti-discrimination law.
Imprisoning young offenders may make it more likely that they will commit sex offences, according to a study set up by the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Christian Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Modern State
Donald Devine, Library of Law and Liberty
It takes one cool academic to sort through the morass of relationships between Christians and Jews over time. Sara Lipton, historian at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, might just be up to the job. Her book Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography looks at all surviving pictorial representations of Jews across European history to evaluate at least elite views of this relationship.