New US Catholic bishops leader pledges to carry pope’s message of mercy amid culture wars
Associated Press

The newly elected leader of the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops says he will draw on his years as a pastor while seeking to reconcile Pope Francis’ message of a welcoming church with the conservative ideology of American bishops.

Why Are Progressives Comfortable Decoupling Childrearing from Marriage?
David Wilezol, Values & Capitalism

The evidence for a social norm of childbearing within marriage seems overwhelming. But many progressives wrongly frame conservative insistence on a two-parent home as discrimination against single mothers.

Christians in Syria face mounting horrors
John Evans, Baptist Press

For Hanna, a Syrian Christian mother living in Damascus, the country’s civil war is more than just statistics and news articles.

The FAQs: ENDA
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition

What Christians should know about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.