The (Nashville) Tennessean: Deeply divided United Methodist delegates advanced a conservative plan out of committee to maintain the church's bans on same-sex marriage and gay clergy while dealing a potential setback to those pushing for full LGBT inclusion.
The New York Times: Why a vote on gay clergy and same-sex marriage could split the United Methodist Church
National Catholic Reporter: It was unprecedented to gather the presidents of the world's episcopal conferences together on relatively short notice to address a specific problem.
The New York Times: The Catholic Church's 'ravenous wolves'
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Foundations are deploying a wide range of impact investing strategies to advance racial equity in the United States.
Inside Higher Ed: Catholic universities equip students to address big problems like poverty, hunger and injustice. But how can we articulate that mission in a way that is broadly appealing?
The Economist: Coping with the needs of migrants is catalyzing a change in the Western world's religious scene, and social scientists are taking note.