This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.
Part I (00:13 – 14:57)
The Papal Confusions: Pope Francis Makes False Distinction Between Pastoral Ministry and Church Doctrine
- Vatican Says Transgender People May Be Baptized by Wall Street Journal (Francis X. Rocca)
- Pope suggests Catholic Church could bless same-sex couples by BBC News (Aleem Maqbool and Christy Cooney)
- Vatican Says Transgender People Can Be Baptized and Become Godparents by New York Times (Jason Horowitz, Elisabetta Povoledo and Ruth Graham)
Part II (14:57 – 19:27)
How Will the Progressivism of Pope Francis Influence Broader Culture? How Will Conservative Catholics Respond? What Does All This Mean for Evangelical Protestants?
Part III (19:27 – 25:06)
A Concession to Political Reality, and More? Senator Joe Manchin Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection to US Senate from West Virginia
- Should Joe Manchin Run for President? by New York Times (Ross Douthat)
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