NJ.com: The group of black seminarians has collected more than 400 signatures on the petition, which asks for $5.3 million annually to fund tuition grants for black students and establish a Black Church Studies program.
Religion News Service: Collusion between the Christian right in America and the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) will be on display this coming weekend in Verona, Italy, at the World Congress of Families.
Crux: Whatever the pathway to religious freedom may be in the Islamic world, it almost certainly doesn't run through Western-style secularism.
The (London) Guardian: Councilor stresses city's 'secular character' as influence of Catholic Church abates.
Pacific Standard: Environmentalists have long debated whether American religion is helpful or harmful to their cause. New research finds that emphasizing a call to stewardship can be an effective tool.