Looking forward to the conventions? We’ll be bringing you plenty of material over the next two weeks, beginning with this roundup of the headlines:
- How much faith can Democrats cram into one convention? The answer may surprise you. [Associated Press]
- Apparently one evangelical didn’t get the memo that there will be television cameras at the DNCC. [Associated Press]
- It only took a few hours for communion to become a political weapon after Obama chooses a Catholic running mate. [Washington Post]
- Somewhere in Tennessee, John Scopes is rolling over in his grave. [New York Times]
- Faith-based charity credits “Jesus factor” in curing addictions. Is that like the X-factor? [Louisville Courier-Journal]
- Headline of the day: “When religion and healthcare collide” (they go kablooey). [Los Angeles Times]
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