Religion News Service: Since that searing summer day four years ago, Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin has devoted herself to better understanding what happened and working to make sure it never happens again.
Sojourners: Black women have been historically marginalized both in the church and society — and this trend continues today in theological education as well as the church. Neither the church nor the world of theology will survive if things continue in this direction.
The Washington Post: Hanukkah is generally marked as a fun, lighthearted and religiously less significant holiday, but the story historians tell is heavier.
Associated Press: Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69.
MSNBC: Black Catholics push back against an archbishop’s claim that social justice movements are “pseudo-religions.”