Christian Science Monitor: Though Protestant and Catholic churches have aided refugees from the Mideast out of altruism, doing so has also ginned up enthusiasm among congregants -- and even spurred some refugees to convert.
Christian Today: Many people -- even Christians -- can tend to expect too much or even expect the wrong things from people who work for the body of Christ at a vocational level.
Christian Science Monitor: The idea comes from author Susan Hill, who once went for a whole year without buying new books for her home library.
Religion News Service: For the first time in 450 years, a citadel of Protestant worship in England -- the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace -- echoed to the sound of Roman Catholic prayers and music.
The (London) Guardian: Vatican guide says 'not necessarily' bishop's duty to report suspects to police despite Pope Francis's vows to redress Catholic church's legacy of child abuse.