The Slingshot: Jimmy Carter on faith; March at Auschwitz; Chick-fil-A in NYC

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Former President Jimmy Carter. Photo by Sara Sanders Mitchell

Need to know: Monday, April 16, 2018

Act of faith

Jimmy Carter, 93, talks about his new book: ‘Faith’

The former president also told RNS about his plans to speak at Liberty University and cut back on his Sunday school teaching. More from Religion News Service

Never forget

At Auschwitz, thousands join the March of the Living to honor the dead

This year a record 12,000 youths and adults from nearly 50 countries — one third of them non-Jews — took part in the march. More from Religion News Service

'Decades of unofficial discrimination'

Indonesia’s ancient beliefs win in court, but devotees still feel ostracized

Five months later, the Indonesian government has yet to implement a landmark ruling affirming the rights of followers of traditional beliefs. More from New York Times

No turning back

After priest is killed in Congo, clerics say they won’t be intimidated

The killing of a parish priest in the Goma Diocese was the second murder of a Catholic priest by militias in the last three years. More from Religion News Service

Culture clash

Chick-fil-A’s creepy infiltration of New York City

The restaurant’s corporate purpose begins with the words “to glorify God,” and "that proselytism thrums below the surface of the Fulton Street restaurant," says Brooklyn writer Dan Piepenbring. More from The New Yorker

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About the author

Emily McFarlan Miller

Emily McFarlan Miller is a national reporter for RNS based in Chicago. She covers evangelical and mainline Protestant Christianity.

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