Religion News Service: Federal intervention into Catholic sexual abuse scandals is a significant and long overdue development. But what about other faith groups?
National Catholic Reporter: When the bishops began discussing proposals earlier this week, it became obvious that the proposals were ill-conceived and would have fallen apart on their own, without any help from Rome.
Religion News Service: Bishops continue to define response to sex abuse despite Vatican call for delay
The Conversation: The traditional role of chaplains is changing. They are increasingly present in social movements such as Occupy, Standing Rock and Black Lives Matter.
Big Think: Balancing realism and optimism in a dire situation is a key to success.
Sightings: If you have Twitter thumbs, you may need to brace yourself because rumors are circulating that Twitter may soon be breaking up with the "Like" button, says A. Trevor Sutton.