The rightwing Christian preachers in deep denial over Covid-19’s danger | US news | The Guardian

A number of American religious leaders have endangered their flock by holding services – and by claiming the virus can be defeated by faith in God — Read on amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/apr/04/america-rightwing-christian-preachers-virus-hoax

The COVID-19 Pandemic, the Religious Right, and the Threat to Our Government and World Health: A Discussion With Anne Nelson – Freedom of Mind Resource Center

The COVID-19 Pandemic, the Religious Right, and the Threat to Our Government and World Health: A Discussion With Anne Nelson - Freedom of Mind Resource Center — Read on freedomofmind.com/the-covid-19-pandemic-the-religious-right-and-the-threat-to-our-government-and-world-health-a-discussion-with-anne-nelson/

New Study of Christian Nationalism in Texas Should be a Warning for the Whole Country | Religion Dispatches

New Study of Christian Nationalism in Texas Should be a Warning for the Whole Country | Religion Dispatches — Read on religiondispatches.org/new-study-of-christian-nationalism-in-texas-should-be-a-warning-for-the-whole-country/

Pew: Most white evangelicals don’t think COVID-19 poses a major threat to Americans’ health – The Christian Post

White evangelicals are less likely than most other groups to say COVID-19 poses a major threat to the health of the U.S. population, according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center. — Read on http://www.christianpost.com/news/pew-most-white-evangelicals-dont-think-covid-19-poses-a-major-threat-to-americans-health.html

Opinion | The Religious Right’s Hostility to Science Is Crippling Our Coronavirus Response – The New York Times

Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/opinion/coronavirus-trump-evangelicals.html

Highland woman alleges youth pastor at First Baptist Church of Hammond raped her in 1970s: ‘He knew exactly what he was doing’ – Chicago Tribune

Sitting in her apartment in Highland, Joy Ryder looks back on two years of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her youth pastor and said it made her reevaluate her relationship with God and religion. — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/ct-ptb-hyles-lawsuit-st-0329-20200327-qhcr4b7utbbatna2io7e2j7j5q-story.html