The Economist: The response of organized Christianity to events in Syria has been every bit as confused and ideologically driven as the response of most other observers.
The New York Times: A good number of Southern Christians tend to vote Republican, but in truth the values of the rural South are not incompatible with the policies of the Democratic Party, Margaret Renkly says.
The (London) Guardian: The Church of England has launched an investigation into the running of cathedrals, as financial crises threaten the future of some of the country's most cherished buildings.
National Catholic Reporter: Bill Tammeus asks, why does it require a seminary degree and ordination to be able to baptize people and to oversee the Eucharist?
Religion News Service: Anne Lamott talks about her new book and how to offer mercy in the middle of the Twitter fight and in a politically divided country.