Orthodox Bishops Kidnapped By Terrorists
Joe Carter, Acton Institute

Two Syrian Orthodox bishops have been abducted by terrorists in a suburb of Aleppo in Syria as they were returning from Antioch (Antakya, Turkey).

American Church: The Dark Joy of Exclusion
Elizabeth Scalia, First Things

Humans have a natural need to belong, which is one of those double-edged swords: Wishing to be part of something beyond ourselves, we build societies and communities and then serve them.

The New Normal: What the Boston Bombings Reveal about Humanity
Jared Wellman

It is not unreasonable to suggest that this, in fact, is the new normal.

The Boston Bombers Were Outside Their House
Matt Smethurst, The Gospel Coalition

The story that gripped the nation was unfolding in their front yard.