Commonweal: It's not enough to say religious education is broken. What we need to consider more fully is the ecology of institutions that either function together with the church school or work against it.
Christianity Today: World Relief and other major ministries argue that compassion and security are not opposing forces.
Religion News Service: Refugee ban, border wall: Religious leaders respond
Quartz: The message is clear: If you come from a country the US has bombed, occupied, invaded, attempted to overthrow, or funneled weapons to, stay out. We don't want you. We owe you nothing.
Inside Philanthropy: With an unlikely ally in Donald Trump, the Christian Right is again riding high in Washington. Here's a list of who's footing the bill for its powerful infrastructure of policy and advocacy groups.
The (London) Guardian: His disregard for the rule book has transformed the institution he leads. But Francis's internal opponents won't go down without a fight.