Philly Voice: Nearly one year after a landmark grand jury report revealed accusations of sexual abuse against more than 300 priests across Pennsylvania, the state's clergy abuse hotline is still ringing.
Lehigh Valley Live: What the Allentown Diocese has done in the year since clergy sex abuse allegations surfaced
Baptist News Global: Requiring that all pastors address events such as the gun violence last weekend ignores the importance of context in ministry, writes pastor Daniel Glaze.
Religion News Service: Seven Catholic peace activists known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 are charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor and face up to 25 years in prison each for trespassing on the U.S. Navy base that houses six Trident submarines carrying hundreds of nuclear weapons.
The Economist: It is a well-established fact among religion-watchers that charismatic Christianity is the fastest-growing variety of the world's largest monotheism. But how at a human level do these passionate communities draw in so many followers? Three studies published this year throw some helpful light.
Pew Research Center: Young Americans are less likely than older adults to say they have a great deal or fair amount of confidence in religious leaders, police officers, business leaders and K-12 public school principals.