Religion Dispatches: Anita Little doesn't see herself or her people in the American observance of Lent because the black experience in America is already "Lent."
Religion News Service: Some religious leaders are preaching caution rather than participation.
America: James T. Keane wonders, what would these three Jeremiahs -- Merton, Berrigan and Stringellow -- have added to the debate?
National Catholic Reporter: It is time for the Catholic bishops to stop hoping for an increase in vocations to the celibate priesthood and to acknowledge that the church needs married priests to serve the people of God, Thomas Reese says.
The (London) Guardian: The BBC's outsourcing of its flagship religious program to a private production company is a portent of where the corporation is heading, Giles Fraser says.