An Open Letter To Pro-Lifers
Michael J. New, First Things

We continue to make good progress. In fact, I would argue that our biggest successes during the past twenty years have neither been political nor legislative.

From oil man to archbishop: Next Anglican leader left corporate world for the clergy
Robert Barr, Associated Press

The next archbishop of Canterbury will be officially introduced Friday, the British government says, and the expectation is that the new leader of the world’s 77 million Anglicans will be former oil company executive Justin Welby.

Want Your Kids To Attend College? Go To Church, Study Finds
Melissa Steffan, Christianity Today

Churchgoing youth are 70 percent more likely to enroll in college than unaffiliated peers, research finds.

Beleaguered Syrian Christians Face Growing Threat From Jihadists
OCP Media Network

Amid the ongoing Syrian civil war, Syria’s Christian community has come under growing threat as foreign jihadists and Muslim radicals increasingly play a role in the rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad.