Manhood and Modern Mores
Michael Bradley, Ethika Politika

In diagnosing the “fatherhood crisis” by referring to the meta-consequences of men being poor fathers, I think well-intentioned folks often miss the more fundamental point: Men are being poor men.

Can faith prevent teen pregnancy?
Sarah Brown, Washington Post

Among those teens who haven’t had sex, the primary reason they give for…well…not doing it is that having sex at this point in their lives is against their religion or morals, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Catholics, Lutherans jointly to mark Reformation anniversary
Tom Heneghan and Tom Miles, Reuters

The Vatican and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) presented a report in Geneva admitting both were guilty of harming Christian unity in the past and describing a growing consensus between the two churches in recent decades.

Indirect Persecution Widespread
Jonathan Lenning, Radical

Not all persecution is as glaringly evident as that of believers suffering the horrors of North Korean prison camps or Nigerian church bombings. A lot of persecution is indirect, and though less obvious, the difficulty it brings is just as real.