NBC: When guns evoke such positive (even sacred) feelings of security and national belonging, is it any wonder that so many evangelicals refuse to consider gun control?
Religion News Service: Religion is messy, says Lee Hale, a reporter at KUER, the NPR station in Salt Lake City. And for many Americans, that messiness is something to celebrate, not sweep under the carpet.
CNN: Pope Francis, who has tussled with the American president, American capitalists and American Catholics during his six years as pope, seems unfazed by the disputes.
CityLab: Designed by an acclaimed architect for a famous televangelist, a unique church in Southern California has been transformed.
Christianity Today: Independent retailers are signing up to be authorized dealers for the chain's bestsellers from Beth Moore, David Platt, Priscilla Shirer, and more.