Religion News Service: Scholars have been grappling with how Christianity exploded on the scene for a long time. Bart Ehrman's goal is to bring that issue to the masses in plain English, marshaling the evidence and crunching the numbers.
The (London) Guardian: Church of England spending on issues relating to sexual abuse has increased fivefold since 2014 and the most recent figures show it is facing more than 3,300 allegations.
The Atlantic: The Vatican seems desperate to beat Protestantism in the race for Chinese souls. Can it convince the population that it's not a "cult"?
CNN: Most pastors say they preach the truth. The Rev. William Barber also delivers sermons on another topic: "the trick."
Haaretz: Funded by a billionaire evangelical family, and with construction costs of $500 million, the Museum of the Bible is the most intriguing and most talked-about attraction in town.