United Methodist News Service: The graying of United Methodist clergy in the U.S. continues, with the number of elders under age 35 slipping in 2017, after years of modest gains.
The New York Times: Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's choice for an appeals-court seat, belongs to People of Praise, a tight-knit, oath-bound group with considerable sway over its members.
The (London) Guardian: The Anglican church in Scotland is to face de facto sanctions imposed by global church leaders next week for its acceptance of same-sex marriage.
Religion News Service: The Church of England's trainee clergy are being offered help to understand Thomas Cranmer's more obscure prose through publication of a glossary.
Baptist News Global: Most churchgoers -- almost 70 percent, according to new research -- drive 15 minutes or less to get to Sunday worship.