Vox: "It's a recipe for a completely deranged society," author Marilynne Robinson says.
Commonweal: Academic theology needs the church as much as the church needs theology.
Religion News Service: The chaos is dominant, Martin Marty says. But people of faith are to live by hope, and to be inspired whenever we find examples of it among the courageous.
National Catholic Reporter: The Bard of Avon has some profound insights into central realities in the spiritual life: prayer, forgiveness, compassion or love. Check these out.
The (London) Guardian: Independent inquiry hears survivors faced years of institutional cover-up and denial.