National Catholic Reporter: To avoid preaching about the evil of the death penalty on Good Friday is akin to not preaching about the joy of the resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Religion News Service: Churches across the country are hosting Good Friday services this year that feature seven African-American female preachers expounding on the last seven phrases uttered by Jesus before his crucifixion.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Christians called Jews -- the collective, all Jews -- "Christ-killers." How can a gospel of love be proclaimed, if that same gospel is heard to promote hatred of Jesus's own people?
The Houston Chronicle: As two Houston churches merged, St. Peter's received the vibrant young people its congregation had prayed for.
Baptist News Global: Those who have experienced harassment, abuse and even rape at the hands of clergy have been watching their sacred space burn for years.