Religion News Service: The longtime Arizona Republican senator viewed himself as a Christian but had "a distrust of the religious right and a faith that is too public, too political."
Crux: Here's John Allen's bottom line response: Take it seriously, but with a large grain of salt.
Religion News Service: Letter: Vatican knew about disgraced archbishop's behavior
National Catholic Reporter: Vigano letter exposes the putsch against Pope Francis
Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Churches are closing throughout Australia, but the 'church planting' industry is booming. Meet the millennials building a multicultural congregation from a lawn bowls club.
ARDA: A new wave of research on religion and sleep is finding a close relationship with a caring divinity may help religious individuals enjoy a good night's rest.
The (London) Guardian: Faith is on the rise and 84% of the global population identifies with a religious group. What does it mean for the future?
Big Think: China and Europe stand out on world map of atheism