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What evangelicals believe about the right to die; Methodist minister expects to lose credentials over gay wedding (UCNN #232)

Urban Christian News Network with Daniella Whyte for Friday, November 22, 2013.

1. According to Christianity Today, About a quarter of evangelicals believe that a person has a moral right to suicide if he or she is ready to die because living is now a burden, or if that person is an extremely heavy burden on his or her family.

2. According to The Associated Press, A United Methodist minister convicted under church law of officiating at his son's same-sex wedding was suspended for 30 days on Tuesday but remained defiant, saying he refuses to change his views, even if it means permanently losing his credentials.

3. According to USA Today, The Rev. Billy Graham was released from a North Carolina hospital Thursday after a two-day stay for respiratory problems.

4. According to WSBTV, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is coming under fire for giving an equality award to Chick-Fil-A president and CEO Dan Cathy, who has spoken out against gay marriage. They awarded their Community Empowerment Award to Cathy during their Equal Opportunity Day dinner and gala.

5. According to TIME, An enormous section of a supermarket roof collapsed on Thursday in Latvia, leaving dozens dead, including three firefighters. At least 32 people died when the roof of a Maxima grocery store in the capital, Riga, fell in during a busy shopping hour, the Associated Press reports.

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