Crux: The Pope's "El Pais" interview was about many things yet mainly about one: the need for the Church to be close to people, and concrete.
The Conversation: Americans are increasingly choosing not to identify with any religious tradition. But this group of irreligious people is a complex one -- with different relationships to religion.
Religion News Service: After being diagnosed with brain cancer, Jeffrey Weiss isn't planning to ask for every treatment. His response is shaped partly by some of the Jewish traditional teachings about medical treatments.
Harvard Business Review: Great leaders, especially in large organizations, aren't really people. They're mental images. Here are four rules governing how people create and respond to the imaginary leaders that live in their minds.
Religion News Service: A Cincinnati area mosque announced it would join the burgeoning church sanctuary movement in the U.S., possibly becoming the first Islamic house of worship to do so.