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Friday Roundup

submitted May 30, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

'Normal Heart' Teaches New Generation About The Early Years Of AIDS from NPR
Why would Ryan Murphy, one of TV's hottest and most prolific producers, decide to adapt a 30-year-old play about the forming of an AIDS service organization for HBO? Because he thought the story of the outbreak of AIDS was being forgotten.

After Santa Barbara, the world needs us to continue Jesus' message of nonviolence from The Episcopal Diocese of Newark
In Nigeria, the kidnapped victims are girls. In Santa Barbara, the shooting victims were intended to be young women. In both cases, the perpetrators were men wielding guns.

Fisherman catches 4,000-year-old pagan god figurine in Russia from Ancient Origins
A Russian fishermen has hauled in an incredibly rare ancient figurine from the bottom of a riverbed in the village of Tisul in southern Russia, an area known to have been inhabited in ancient times. The pagan god statue has been described as ‘unique and amazing’ by local archaeologists. 

To Pew or Not to Pew? from Clergy Confidential
Yesterday I posted a picture of the removal of pews at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Boston on Facebook and the response was...passionate.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!