Need to know: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
'New Season of Leadership'
Students, faculty from Moody and neighboring institutions, previous presidents and other guests gathered as Mark Jobe was installed as the 10th president of the historic Christian institution founded 133 years ago by evangelist D.L. Moody. More from Religion News Service
Houses of Worship Crises
Investigators are trying to determine if the three fires at historic Baptist churches in Opelousas and Port Barre are related or if any of them are tied to a blaze at a Pentecostal church in the town of Vivian. More from Religion News Service
'Cadillac of Fedoras'
A fedora worn by Rihanna and Indiana Jones has also been the hat of choice for Jews from Eastern Europe to the United States for more than a century. More from Religion News Service
Let's reject sloppy labeling, writes Jeffrey Salkin. More from Religion News Service
The current crop of Democratic White House contenders can learn from how Senators Kennedy and Obama handled their very different faith-based crises, write Shaun Casey and Michael McCurry. More from Religion News Service
Rookie of the Year
It was Marian Catholic Night at Guaranteed Rate Field last August, and Sister Mary Jo Sobieck took the field to throw the first pitch for the Chicago White Sox. The teacher from Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights bounced the baseball off her bicep, threw a strike, and became a national sensation. More from NPR