Religion News Service: If the culture Pope Francis says he wants is to be created, what the church teaches about scandal needs to be changed, says Mark Silk.
Vox: Almost two decades after the Boston Globe's reporting, secrecy and bureaucracy have delayed justice.
Crux: Reaction to Pope's abuse letter: 'Nice words, but it's time for action'
The Conversation: In the wake of new revelations about clergy sex abuse and cover-up in Pennsylvania, civil lawsuits brought by abuse victims may be the only effective way to hold Catholic Church officials accountable.
Religion News Service: Karen Swallow Prior is an evangelical English professor in rural Virginia who can claim something most others who fit that description can't: more than 25,000 Twitter followers.
The Forward: Some in the Bible call it a miracle food. Others dismiss it as filling, but bland. But a Washington, D.C. chef thinks it's time to reconsider.