The Washington Post: As politicians around the world including President Trump take an increasingly hard line on immigration, a powerful force is rallying to the side of migrants: the Roman Catholic Church led by Pope Francis.
The Atlantic: Christian conservatives who defend the rights of Muslims have come under attack by their ideological brethren.
PRI: In a humble concrete and sheet-metal church in Banaras, India, the regular vocabulary of praise for Christ is tailored to this Hindu-Indian congregation.
The (London) Guardian: Pope Francis Laundry -- which provides detergent, irons and tumble dryers -- is latest papal initiative to help city's poor.
The Los Angeles Times: Episcopal leaders convened in Pasadena for a disciplinary hearing looking into the actions of J. Jon Bruno, bishop of the Diocese of Los Angeles.