Louisville Courier Journal: Rachael Denhollander sees God's hand in shaping her mission as an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse. What fortified her to come forward has sustained her these past three years as she's endured shifts in her identity, her privacy and her duty. (trigger warning: graphic description of sexual abuse)
Religion News Service: Thousands of demonstrators have flocked to Mauna Kea this summer to block construction of a telescope. Their reasoning is partly environmental but also unapologetically religious.
New York Times: At Rutgers Church, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, social justice and environmental issues unite the congregation. There's some Bible stuff, too.
America: The increased attention by Mexican police and armed forces is encouraging undocumented migrants to avoid shelters, many of which are run by the Catholic Church here, and to follow more dangerous routes through Mexico.
The Atlantic: The nuclear family, God, and national pride are a holy trinity of the American identity. What would happen if a generation gave up on all three?