Baptist News Global: We as Christians are compelled to examine our own hearts, learning or re-learning repentance; discerning and enacting the meaning and method of gospel penance, says Bill Leonard.
NPR: Pope Francis to visit Ireland amid church scandals across the world
America: Why you should watch "Calvary" after the sex abuse scandal
Christianity Today: Survey finds half of Protestants prefer to worship with people who share their views -- and half believe they already do.
Religion News Service: Los Angeles event explores new ways black people born between 1981 and 1996 are embracing religion and spirituality at a time when the black church is no longer the central organizing force for some African-Americans.
The Atlantic: The vice president's speeches about space sometimes sound like sermons. They draw on a long tradition of evangelical thinking about cosmic exploration.
VinePair: Breweries are combining faith and hops, too, providing a sense of community to patrons that previous generations of religiously observant Americans found in houses of worship.