National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis has approved the first overarching child protection policy for Vatican city-state, mandating that all personnel report any suspicion of abuse of a minor or vulnerable person.
Big Think: Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
The Christian Century: Since her last stroke, dementia frequently overwhelms Craig Barnes's mother. "What does it mean to 'do this in remembrance of me' when someone has run out of remembrances?" he asks.
The (London) Guardian: US rightwing Christian groups have dramatically ramped up campaigning in the past 10 years, says OpenDemocracy.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: When Morehouse asked David Wall Rice if he'd be willing to develop curriculum for a workshop co-sponsored by the NFL, he hesitated. But then he thought about what he could teach, and to whom.