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01/14/2013 05:44 pm ET Updated Mar 16, 2013

In The News: Kosher Pantries, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Catholic Priests Protesting Gay Marriage And Bhagavad Gita

This evening in religion:

-- Religion News Service reports on the growth in need for Kosher food pantries.

-- RNS also chats with Myrlie Evers-Williams, who will deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama's inauguration.

-- HuffPost's Cavan Sieczkowski writes about the more than 1,000 Catholic priests in England who "signed an open letter warning that proposed gay marriage legislation could reignite 'centuries of persecution' for Roman Catholics."

-- The Bhagavad Gita, the Hindu holy book that the Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii used in her swearing-in ceremony this month, is going to start appearing in hotel rooms alongside the Bible (CNN Belief).