Here is your Religion News Roundup excerpt for today.
By Daniel Burke
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission
Hundreds gathered at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin for its first Sunday service since a gunman killed six people before fatally shooting himself.
"I'm smiling and laughing now, but once this group goes away and we're back to our regular schedule, it will be haunting, I'm sure," said Justice Khalsa, who worships at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.
A Chicago man was arrested for firing air rifle shots at a mosque during Friday prayers.
Sam Freedman of the NYT wants the media to put the Sikh/Muslim mistaken identity "narrative" to bed.
Mitt Romney picked Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, meaning that, for the first time in U.S. history, there will be a major party ticket without a Protestant.
Ryan, a Catholic, is best known for his fiscal policies, but look for his stances on social issues to get a lot of press as well.
We might also get a repeat of the Ryan hearts Ayn Rand meme.
Conservative activist Deal Hudson says Ryan has a "Catholic problem:" the bishops don't like his budget.
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