The Washington Post: In a new statement, Peterson backtracked on a recent interview, saying that his view of marriage is that it should be between a man and a woman.
Religion News Service: Eugene Peterson backtracks on same-sex marriage
Associated Press: A close confidant of Pope Francis, writing in a Vatican-approved magazine, condemned the way some American evangelicals and their Roman Catholic supporters mix religion and politics, saying their worldview promotes division and hatred.
The Washington Post: William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.'s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is tired of presiding over funerals for parishioners who died of heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
USA Today: People aren't dumping faith. They're reconciling creationism and evolution in a way that suggests how we can bridge other polarizing divides, including the current health care impasse.
Spiegel: Now liberated after three years of occupation, little remains of Iraq's largest Christian city and former residents are considering whether it's worth rebuilding in a country with an unclear future.