The Sri Lankan government has confirmed that the papal visit to the island in January will go ahead.
John Allen asks if the Pontiff will confront the “virulent anti-Christian climate in Turkey” later this month.
Fr John Flynn says the Holy See’s energetic activity at the United Nations is going largely unnoticed.
And Mark Judge celebrates the Catholic faith of Andy Warhol.
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