Religion News Service: President Trump's evangelical Christian advisers are requesting a meeting with Pope Francis after a Vatican-approved magazine published a piece condemning the way some American evangelicals and Roman Catholics mix religion and politics.
The Houston Chronicle: To find his faith, this Houston pastor had to rebuild his belief system.
The (London) Guardian: Religious belief widely viewed as safeguard against "grossly immoral conduct", according to new research.
The New York Times: For a time, we lived off the moral capital of the past. But the election of Trump shows just how desiccated the mainline Protestant code has become, David Brooks says.
The Atlantic: The story of one imprisoned prophet illustrates the difficulties of getting a "baby religion" off the ground.