NPR: The Museum of the Bible said on Monday that five of its 16 famous Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are fakes. A team of German experts analyzed the privately funded Washington, D.C., museum's fragments and found they had "characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin." The fragments will no longer be displayed at the museum.
Religion News Service: Eugene Peterson, the best-selling author of "The Message" and longtime pastor praised as a "shepherd's shepherd," passed away Oct. 22. Among Peterson's last words were, "Let's go," according to a statement from his family.
Vox: The Trump administration is considering a request from South Carolina faith-based foster care agency Miracle Hill to continue denying non-Christian parents from fostering children.
The Guardian: The U.S. bishop who shot to global fame after preaching at the royal wedding talks about his concern that Christian leaders are 'buying into political agendas.'
Dallas Morning News: I've always dreamed of converging with fellow Muslims on the location believed to be the birthplace of our final prophet, and where the first words of the Quran were revealed, writes Aymann Ismail. Now I'm starting to wonder how I can go at all. And I'm also wondering why more Muslims don't question the powers that control our most sacred site, he writes.