Monday, June 21, 2021

DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 15:38):
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Debate Continues in the Roman Catholic Church Over Communion Rights for Politicians Who Support Abortion: The Necessity of Moral Coherence in One’s Personal and Public Life

NEW YORK TIMES (JASON HOROWITZ)
Vatican Warns U.S. Bishops: Don’t Deny Biden Communion Over Abortion

THE CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH
Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life

PART 2 (15:39 - 21:14):
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Benjamin Netanyahu Is Out as Prime Minister of Israel — And There’s Theology Here Under the Headlines

NEW YORK TIMES (DAVID M. HALBFINGER)
Netanyahu, ‘King of Israel,’ Exits a Stage He Dominated

PART 3 (21:15 - 24:5):
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Ebrahim Raisi, Radical Islamist, Elected as New President of Iran: Theology Always Matters and Christians Know Why

NEW YORK TIMES (DAVID E. SANGER AND FARNAZ FASSIHI)
For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal

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