New York Times: The nonprofit group, which counts more than two million youth participants, follows Catholic dioceses and U.S.A. Gymnastics in seeking bankruptcy protection amid sex-abuse cases.
Religion News Service: The Washington National Cathedral's "Space, Light and Sound" sessions drew more than 2,000 people of several faiths, as well as the nonreligious and unaffiliated.
Associated Press: The information offers the fullest view yet into how Chinese officials decided who to put into and let out of detention camps.
America: It appears to be the highest-level meeting between the two sides since the communists came to power in China in October 1949.
LA Times: The church's status in the Amazon region is precarious. Catholics in isolated areas go months or even years without attending Mass, while evangelical churches are moving into the interior of the country with the outreach strategies that have brought them extraordinary success elsewhere.