Religion News Service: United Methodists are signing petitions, taking out newspaper ads and, in some cases, withholding their dues to the denomination. They are also plotting a way out.
United Methodist News Service: Denomination's future under discussion -- quietly
National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton Gregory to lead the Washington Archdiocese. He would also become the first black cardinal in the 230-year history of the U.S. church.
The Conversation: Niebuhr and Buddha can help us understand human nature and provide ethical guidance, including in cases of greed.
CityLab: How the 1 percent is pulling America's cities and regions apart
Episcopal News Service: Episcopal church in San Francisco Bay Area named after St. Anna Alexander vows to emulate her ministry in rural Georgia.
Baptist News Global: Christy Edwards believes Jesus would not only have noticed those with autism; he would also have recognized their need and desire for relationship and community.