Pew Research: One-quarter of U.S. adults overall (24%) say their faith has become stronger because of the coronavirus pandemic, while just 2% say their faith has become weaker.
Christian Century: When all days seem alike, maybe the best unit of measure is love.
Crux: Pope Francis and his COVID-19 response commission want to see religious, economic and social life resume, but they question the wisdom of hoping for a return to a "normal" that left so many people struggling.
Religion News Service: With issues of access and technical ability among some congregants, and a pandemic that has closed their church doors and scattered congregations, African Americans have been scrambling to sustain crucial connections to their houses of worship.
NPR: In its annual report, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) says the Indian government's enactment last year of the Citizenship Amendment Act discriminated against Muslim migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
NPR: A new government program that funnels taxpayer money to churches, synagogues and mosques has brought welcome relief to some financially stressed houses of worship, while leaving others -- many of them serving communities of color -- still struggling to survive.
Religion News Service: After nearly 50 days of a nation-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Italian government is beginning to outline "Phase Two," which will allow the opening of some businesses and freedom of movement for currently home-bound citizens -- but which will not allow Masses.
Christianity Today: Victims' advocates caution institutions against plans to "restore" fallen leaders.
Religion News Service: Cedarville's plan to save Anthony Moore abandoned its students -- and Moore
Religion & Politics: In this latest book, Noll has helped bring together many minds to ponder different facets of the questions facing evangelicalism.
HuffPost: A group in Kansas City is bringing business to halal restaurants and food to essential workers throughout the month of Ramadan.
Religion News Service: An initiative that seeks to financially help small and struggling churches in the wake of COVID-19 has raised more than $400,000 and received over 1,000 applications for funding.
Baptist News Global: LifeWay Christian Resources will cut staff and implement other budgetary cutbacks due to steep revenue declines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pew Research: Abortion remains a contentious issue among U.S. Christians. But when millions of churchgoers file into the pews each week, what do they really hear?
The Guardian: Angela Merkel to meet with state leaders over safely conducting services during pandemic.
Associated Press: Conservative nonprofits have taken a leading role in representing churches which have challenged stay-home orders.
Washington Post: About a third of all congregations have no savings, according to the 2018-2019 National Congregations Study.
The Dallas Morning News: A communications director tasked with moving his church online realized that his assumptions about the church, his expectations of the church, were utterly off-point.
Pew Research: In the U.S. and elsewhere, questions at the intersection of medicine and morality have arisen, such as who should receive critical care if medical resources are in short supply.
America: New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan made the case that Catholic schools and nonprofits are in need of financial assistance and praised Mr. Trump for his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Religion News Service: German researchers found that the pope, who never directly criticized the Nazi slaughter of Jews, knew from his own sources about Berlin's death campaign early on.