India’s Catholic Church has backed an estimated 150 million workers who held a nationwide strike yesterday.
Civil servants are being urged to work from home to avoid disruption during this month’s papal visit to America.
Lord Patten says he “cannot remember a public figure to whom I have warmed more” than Pope Francis.
George Weigel explains why he has revised and expanded his Letters to a Young Catholic.
And Smithsonian.com marvels at “the fantastically bejewelled skeletons of Catholicism’s forgotten martyrs”.
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