PARIS (RNS) On Fridays, the Boucherie de l’Argonne closes early. Its Muslim workers head to afternoon prayers. The Jewish ones prepare for shabbat—a practical accommodation for staff sharing similar roots and cultural references.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Days after authorities put China’s most prominent Protestant leader, Joseph Gu, into an isolated jail, police in the same eastern coastal province of Zhejiang have detained another leading pastor who has been defying the Communist Party on religious grounds.
(RNS) Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, who faced termination from her tenured post at the evangelical school for publicly saying Christians and Muslims worship the “same God,” has announced in a joint statement with the college that she will leave.