Weekly Wrap 5.22.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 5.22.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. Reopening Too Early Is Not Freedom, It's Selfish

Freedom is about how we humbly care for one another.

2. Bolsonaro's Evangelical Base Pushes to Reopen Brazil

Even while Brazil is a COVID-19 global hot spot, some pastors flout social distancing.

3. 'Our Presence on This Land Is Impossible to Erase'

COVID-19 reveals the artificiality of the urban/rural divide.

4. 5 Years of Laudato Si'

Pope Francis reminds us in Laudato si’ that nothing and no one is disposable

5. The Woman Behind 'Roe Vs. Wade' Didn't Change Her Mind on Abortion. She Was Paid

Norma McCorvey, also known as 'Jane Roe,' says she was paid to be an antiabortion activist in a new documentary filmed before her death.

6. A Wartime Mentality Enlists the Help of the Entire Country

What is needed now, as always, is real moral leadership.

7. We Can’t Comprehend This Much Sorrow

COVID-19 was initially heralded as a great equalizer, and there was some evidence of this in some countries. But it arrived in America and immediately became American: classist, capitalist, complacent.

8. When Evangelicals Doubled Down on Their Rejection of Larger Culture

Symbolically, the Scopes Trial on teaching evolution was a turning point.

9. 14 Ways We’re Finding Joy (in Spite of Everything)

These times are terrible. Why not read about a few things that aren't?

10. There Is No Such Thing as an Apolitical Woman

One of the biggest gleanings from Mrs. America is that women and their motivations for power are complicated and far from monolithic.

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