This could be interesting: Egypt’s first democratically-elected president, Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, says he will choose a Coptic Christian and a woman as his vice presidents.
Christianity Today has much more on what the Copts in Egypt, who have had a rough go of it for a long time, are thinking.
A local German court ruling that circumcision is criminal has united Jews and Muslims in outrage.
On the other side of the life cycle, more Jews are opting for cremation.
Odd couple? Jon Gosselin, former star of TLC's "Jon and Kate Plus 8" and former husband of the aforementioned Kate, will appear with New Jersey Republican congressional candidate and media star Rabbi Shmuley Boteach today. Why? Because Boteach supports tax-deductible marriage counseling.
"[Jon Goesslin] believes that if he had had tax deductible marriage counseling it could have saved his marriage," a Boteach spokeswoman told The Huffington Post.
The rightwing Traditionalist Catholics stiff arm the Vatican’s attempts to woo them back, but Rome is undeterred.
Connecticut Democratic Rosa DeLauro has 62 co-signers on a House resolution supporting the American nuns. No doubt that will change the Vatican’s mind.
Maybe the church needs more excommunications?
What is the theology behind New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban? Hint: the medieval Cathars.
Is there a theology behind the Gay Pride Oreo cookie? (Pictured above) Or just a reason to boycott Nabisco?
The Presbyterian Church (USA) will debate (again) gay clergy and whether to pull church investments from companies that are involved in Israeli actions against Palestinians.
Slate looks at the history of the specialty license plate (just in time for your summer family car trip).
Florida’s Sunshine State Jesus plate, pictured here, did not make the cut.
Story of the Day: Delroy Simmonds was on his way to a job interview when wind blew a 9-month-old in his stroller onto the subway tracks. Simmonds, a father of two who has been unemployed for more than a year, jumped onto the tracks and pulled the child to safety in the nick of time. But missed his job interview.
“Everybody is making me out to be some sort of superhero,” the father of two told the Daily News on Tuesday night. “I’m just a normal person. Anybody in that situation should have done what I did.”
Let’s hope. And that he gets a job.
Photo: Oreo's Facebook page.
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