The Conversation: Recently the Sierra Club -- one of the oldest and largest U.S. conservation organizations -- acknowledged racist views held by its founder, author and conservationist John Muir.
Commonweal: To treat religious identity as an independent variable, as many journalists, academics, and pollsters do, inflates the influence of religion on our politics and masks the ways in which politics has come to shape American religion.
The New Yorker: History, theology, and culture all contribute to the racist attitudes embedded in the white church.
Associated Press: The pontiff maintained social distance but didn't wear a mask as he greeted about 500 Catholics gathered in a Vatican courtyard.
Al Jazeera: Does the culture we are raised in, or the religion we choose, help us navigate death?