United Methodist News Service: By an overwhelming majority, the Greater New Jersey Conference in a special session voted to allow United Methodist churches to decide how to include and affirm LGBTQ people in every aspect of ministry while still allowing congregations the right to agree to disagree.
America: One of the most significant questions we now face in the church is how to commit to the path of "synodal conversion," as this synod has put it, overcoming fear and distrust.
The Los Angeles Times: The idea of restoring one's self -- in West's case, that's meant becoming a born-again Christian -- is at the core of the artist's new gospel-influenced album.
The Conversation: Over a million Lebanese from all faiths have joined together in these leaderless and nationwide anti-government demonstrations.
Business Insider: "Holy Communion signifies we are one with God, each other and the Church. Our actions should reflect that," the priest said. "Any public figure who advocates for abortion places himself or herself outside of Church teaching."