Daily Links, April 2: You heard it here first!
Proving that U.S. Catholic is hip, cool, and with it (or at least on top of popular subjects du jour):
Our April issue included a story on the harmful impacts of mountaintop removal . Today, The Atlantic talks about negative health consequences of fracking , another process considered envrionmentally controversial.
In March, we ran a feature on gay and lesbian Catholics  and their relationship to the church. Today, Religion Dispatches examines the status of gays and lesbians on Catholic university campuses , while we hear in the news that in Austria, a cardinal overruled a priest  who had disallowed a gay man to serve on the parish council.
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