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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— These Christians are threatening to follow the law if they don’t get to pray over the loudspeakers before football games. (2:20)
— A new book talks about the harm of the evangelical “purity” movement. (7:53)
— Several states are launching their own investigations into the Catholic Church. (17:37)
— Researchers calculated how much money victims of Catholic Church abuse lose over their lifetimes. (22:18)
— A Mexican cardinal says victims of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal have their own skeletons and should shut up. (28:55)
— Sinéad O’Connor deserves all the apologies for calling out Catholic Church abuse long before it was a news story. (31:09)
— A Christian school has banned all Nike products for athletes after the Colin Kaepernick ad. (37:20)
— A bunch of evangelical Christians released a statement denouncing social justice activism. (45:55)
— A Texas pastor sexually assaulted a teen in church. Is the church handling the situation properly? (58:53)
— American Atheists has a new president. Here’s what he should focus on. (1:03:34)
— Is it fair to question Serena Williams about her Jehovah’s Witness beliefs? (1:25:38)
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