The Economist: By the standards of any other Western country, the role played by faith in America's presidential race seems enormous, yet it is neither static nor easily predictable.
Pew Research: A closer look at religion in the Super Tuesday states
Crux: Mount St. Mary's stands as a cautionary tale for all Catholic institutions, many of which will soon face the same challenges.
The (London) Guardian: Never kissed a Tory? Giles Fraser has. Having friendships with people whose politics are unlike ours shows that our connection is greater than our differences.
The New York Times: A court in southeastern China has sentenced a Protestant pastor to 14 years in prison and his wife to 12 years after convicting them of corruption, financial crimes and gathering people to disturb social order.
BBC: On Sunday morning, a large number of south London's nondescript buildings are bursting with life and color inside. Tom Seymour explores the vibrant world of the city's African churches.