Crux: Popes are, by definition, injected in politics, though in a fairly unique fashion.
National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis & Donald Trump
Religion News Service: Most Americans oppose religious exemptions to LGBT nondiscrimination laws, according to a new survey.
Religion Dispatches: Newness is part of TED's vibe, but the genre it represents is old. To understand it, you have to go back to the 19th century.
The (London) Guardian: Apple's refusal to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino killers is the same as Catholicism's insistence on the sanctity of the confessional, says Andrew Brown.
The Conversation: Academic and social experiences matter quite a bit in influencing student innovation, researchers find. Grades, not as much.