The Guardian: A study of sermons has found 'striking differences' among different denominations in length and content.
NPR: Religious institutions are long-standing community anchors which makes them ideal partners for developers struggling to connect low income households with clean energy.
Associated Press: As in other parts of the world, Japanese victims of abuse are starting to feel less alone and have come forward despite the ostracism they and their family members often face for speaking out.
Rolling Stone: A potent documentary traces the story of an evangelical-college professor who was fired after standing up for religious freedom.
Religion News Service: Here are some of the most pressing requests on the minds of non-religious Americans.
The Christian Century: "They need to do it anyway," the editors at The Christian Century write.
America: The editors on the question of impeachment
Associated Press: Hundreds of worshippers and many clergy were killed at churches, mosques, synagogues and temples this year.
TIME: To understand what the first followers of Jesus believed about what happens after death, we need to read the New Testament in its own world, N.T. Wright says.
Christianity Today: This season invites us to turn our face toward the future of God, not man.
The Conversation: The increase in bishop accountability is due not to an improvement in the Vatican's protocols, but rather to the activism of local Catholic reform groups.