The (London) Guardian: Pontiff says he will observe how new US president acts but offers warning to Europeans against populism.
Religion News Service: In elevating success as the highest good, our cultural religion offers no healthy coping strategies for tragedy. There is no room at the inn for failure. Loss is an unacceptable and unforgivable heresy.
Religion News Service: Politics drew hundreds of thousands to the Women's March on Washington Saturday. But many said they were also compelled by their faith.
Religion News Service: Off the Mall, churches strategize, serve on Inauguration Day
The Atlantic: For more than 25 years, the NorthWest Bible Church in Spring, Texas, has been hosting a Between Jobs Ministry, where people learn interviewing and résumé skills, find encouragement and a lot of faith.
The Boston Globe: It's 18 degrees outside, the sun has barely risen, and the subsidiary roads are swollen with ice. Time to attend the Church of the Woods, of course!