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Minneapolis Police Officer Charged with Murder in George Floyd's Death

by the Web Editors 05-29-2020

A protester kicks the door of the Florida home of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the Windermere neighbourhood of Orlando, Fla., May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who is seen on a bystander's cellphone video kneeling on George Floyd's neck on Monday, has been charged with third-degree murder in Floyd's death, according to Mike Freeman, Hennepin County attorney.

Weekly Wrap 5.29.2020: The 10 Best Stories You Missed this Week

by the Web Editors 05-29-2020

8. George Floyd Left a Gospel Legacy in Houston

As a person of peace, “Big Floyd” opened up ministry opportunities in the Third Ward housing projects.

9. An ‘Avalanche of Evictions’ Could Be Bearing Down on America’s Renters

The economic downturn is shaping up to be particularly devastating for renters, who are more likely to be lower-income and work hourly jobs cut during the pandemic.

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

by the Web Editors 05-22-2020

The politics in ‘Mrs. America,’ evangelicals in Brazil, and finding joy right now. 

Weekly Wrap 5.15.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 05-15-2020

Learning from Octavia Butler, pandemic changes for seminary students, mystery at Oxford, and more.

Weekly Wrap 5.8.2020: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 05-08-2020

Mother’s Day grief, spiritual care on the front lines, essential workers, and more.

Weekly Wrap 5.1.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 05-01-2020

Why Zoom leaves us unfulfilled, churches addressing financial distress, food hospitality, and more.

Weekly Wrap 4.24.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 04-24-2020

10 ways to do online church, flattening the curve of xenophobia, these ‘Malthusian’ times, and more.

Weekly Wrap 4.17.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 04-17-2020

3. Their Calling Was to Lay Hands on the Sick. Then Came the Coronavirus.

How the pandemic transformed the lives and ministry of eight Manhattan priests, and what their example can teach the rest of us.

4. Christian ethics and the dilemma of triage during a pandemic

In the current COVID-19 pandemic, medical staff are making triage decisions about who will be saved by artificial ventilation and who will be allowed to die.

Weekly Wrap 4.10.20 The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 04-09-2020

Staying home for Easter, a cathedral converted to a hospital, defying despair, and more.

Weekly Wrap 4.3.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 04-03-2020

Last rites via zoom, wartime metaphors, Portugal protects migrants, and more.

Weekly Wrap 3.27.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 03-27-2020

Church in Kairos time, refusing to physically gather for worship, coping with anxiety in a pandemic, and more.

Weekly Wrap 3.20.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 03-20-2020

Lessons from plagues, the younger Catholic Workers, and loving your neighbor according to kids.

Weekly Wrap 3.13.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 03-13-2020

Our new normal in a time of coronavirus: pastoring, loving our neighbor, preserving mental health, and more.

Weekly Wrap 3.6.2020: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 03-06-2020

Coronavirus, Christian nationalists, politicians using Matthew 25, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.28.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-27-2020

Lenten fasting, Wilberforce’s drug addiction, cracks in the GOP-evangelical alliance, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.21.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-21-2020

A nun’s Amazon journey, racist abolitionists, your right to vote, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.14.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-14-2020

Social reform evangelicals, Bill Barr’s authoritarianism, privacy in dating apps, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.7.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-07-2020

Richard Rohr’s universalism, religious liberty, National Prayer Breakfast, Shakira, and more.

Trump Takes Aim at Romney, Pelosi at National Prayer Breakfast

by the Web Editors 02-06-2020

President Donald Trump holds up a copy of USA Today's front page as he arrives to address the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Feb. 6, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

At Thursday's National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump kicked off his remarks by pointing to the "terrible ordeal" of impeachment, apparently taking aim at Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who voted to convict the president on the charge of abuse of power a day earlier, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said recently she prays for the president

Senate Votes to Acquit Trump, Romney Lone Republican Dissent

by the Web Editors 02-05-2020

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) walks from the senate chamber during a break in the Senate impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 31, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

The Republican-controlled Senate has voted not to remove President Donald Trump from office by a vote of 52-48 on the abuse of power charge and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was the lone Republican vote to convict on abuse of power.