United Methodist News Service: Two bishops propose turning UMC into an umbrella organization for new, self-governing church groups that would offer different approaches on ordination of gay clergy and same-sex unions.
Associated Press: Emanuela Orlandi's disappearance is one of Italy's most enduring mysteries, and the opening of the tombs at her family's request was the latest search for possible leads to fail.
Baptist News Global: A dozen interfaith clergy held a blessing ceremony at a women's reproductive-health clinic in Texas to demonstrate there is more than one way for Christians to view the abortion debate.
America: When it became likely that humankind would actually succeed in landing a person on the moon, the prospect also opened up whole new worlds of possibility for theologians.
Religion News Service: L. Benjamin Rolsky discusses the influence of media moguls such as Norman Lear and how their messages still echo within the modern religious left.