Christianity Today: The death of a pastor's wife who was buried alive by a bulldozer trying to protect their church has shocked Christians worldwide. But the president's long-awaited speech on religion will impact Chinese Christians much more.
TIME: China's leader Xi Jinping reminds party members to be 'unyielding Marxist atheists'
Inside Higher Ed: A Gordon professor is suing the college, accusing it of retaliating against her for opposing a controversial request that institution be exempt from federal law barring discrimination against LGBTQ employees.
New York Times: Justus Rosenberg, 95, is thought to be the last remaining member of a team assembled by the journalist Varian Fry to provide safe passage out of Vichy France to anti-fascist intellectuals fleeing the Nazis. Two thousand men and women, including Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall and André Breton, were shepherded to safety.
Wall St. Journal: Belief in a "moralizing god" may help to explain some of the human capacity for pro-social cooperation among strangers, new research indicates.
National Catholic Reporter: Catholic women who feel called to the diaconate are speaking out and sharing their stories of call, writes Christine Schenk.