The Salt Lake Tribune: The Utah-based faith walked back all the hotly disputed elements of a 2015 policy. The shift comes after 41 months -- by Mormon historical standards, an astonishingly rapid reversal.
Quartz: There are already more Christians in Africa than any other continent -- that's not going to change soon.
Pew Research: The countries with the 10 largest Christian populations and the 10 largest Muslim populations
The Economist: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) says that sloppy charges of "extremism" are used more and more by authoritarian regimes to clamp down hard on almost any religious group.
National Catholic Reporter: In what he termed "a moment fraught with challenges," the new leader of the Archdiocese of Washington, in his first public appearance in the role, repeatedly pledged to be honest with his flock.
Euronews: "They (the church) are breaking the law," the minister told a press conference.
MAP: US Conversion therapy laws