Religion News Service: The Rev. Oleksiy Zavada, a Ukrainian Catholic priest, describes how life in western Ukraine carries constant reminders of the realities of war on the front lines.
New York Times: Priests once aligned with Russia come under suspicion in Ukraine*
Akron Beacon Journal: It was a call for unity, with an emphasis on faith, as hundreds packed The Remedy Church in Akron for a "unity gathering to foster community healing." The tone was in contrast to recent protests over the police shooting of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man.
Washington Post: Three churches in Bethesda were vandalized, and two of them were also set on fire over the weekend in incidents that authorities think are connected.
The Catholic Telegraph: Pastor of Catholic church in Bethesda, Maryland, describes arson, desecration of tabernacle
First Things: Poetry is not merely important to Christianity. It is an essential, inextricable, and necessary aspect of religious faith and practice. The fact that most Christians would consider that assertion absurd does not invalidate it, writes poet Dana Gioia.
Al Jazeera: Millions of Muslims around the world celebrate the festival that marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.