Why adoption is a ‘pro-life’ policy for evangelicals
Adelle M. Banks, Washington Post

Russell Moore, dean of the School of Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, recently talked with Religion News Service about why adoption has become his personal cause and why more evangelicals should be joining him.

Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill
Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois’ gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a vote this week.

Religion Highlights of 2012
Mark Tooley, The American Spectator

Reports to the contrary notwithstanding, secularization is not the wave of the future.

Two die as Coptic Orthodox Church in Libya attacked with grenade
Ken Hanly, Orthodox Church News

Unknown attackers threw a grenade at a Coptic Orthodox Church in Dafniya a town near Misrata Libya. The attack killed two Egyptian citizens and two others were wounded.