Here is your Religion News Roundup excerpt for today.
By Lauren Markoe
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission
In Missouri, hundreds of Americans nuns in St. Louis began to ponder and plan their future vis a vis the Vatican.
Also from the Show Me State: a look at the "right to pray" amendment, which passed by a wide margin.
A new ad from the Romney campaign invokes Pope John Paul II and Lech Walesa to denounce President Obama's "war on religion."
Rachel Zoll wonders if Mitt Romney will ask anyone from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to offer a blessing at the upcoming GOP Convention.
The White House says Obama, the Boy Scouts' honorary president, opposes its ban on gays.
And Salon.com says Mitt Romney is chatting it up with new Family Research Council exec and former Army operative Jerry Boykin.
A federal judge in Hawaii rules against a lesbian couple that wants a marriage, not a civil union.
Rev. Alejandro Solalinde – the guy who stands up to the drug lords – says the Mexican Roman Catholic church hierarchy wants him to dial it back.
USA Today looks at the lives of the Sikhs killed at their temple last week.
The FBI says the Sikh temple gunman actually killed himself, contrary to prior reports.
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