Commonweal: Since his election almost five years ago, the pope has rejected a narrow, single-issue framing of what it means to be "prolife" in ways that offer a refreshing, long overdue challenge to a binary U.S. political narrative.
Religion News Service: If there was ever any doubt about the bishops' campaign for immigration reform, Steve Bannon's recent attack will encourage the bishops to double down.
Religion News Service: David Gushee marks his voluntary departure from what used to be called "opinion writing" and what today is called the blogosphere.
NPR: In his new book, Stephen Greenblatt argues that the world wouldn't be the same without the story of Adam and Eve -- the primal narrative that shapes how we think about almost everything.
Christianity Today: It's real, but it's not enough. A full church experience requires flesh-and-blood people to share physical space together.