The (London) Guardian: Justin Welby has said he struggles with the question of whether gay sex is a sin and acknowledged that the gulf between conservative and liberal Anglicans on the issue is "irreconcilable".
Christianity Today: Survey also finds one-third of victims were attending church before their death, but few pastors knew of their struggle.
Religion Dispatches: In the cyber-sanctuaries of today's empowered Catholic far-right, it seems, everyone thinks they're the pope.
Slate: When players at Ravens-Steelers game knelt to pray for "kindness, unity, equality, and justice for all Americans," a cascade of boos rained down upon them from the stands.
The Economist: An American cleric languishes in a Turkish jail as great powers play politics.