The faithful must acknowledge the “good things done by the various ecclesial realities” outside the Catholic Church, Benedict XVI said at the Angelus yesterday (full text of English remarks).
A boy was killed and six children critically injured when a grenade was thrown into a Sunday school class in the Kenyan capital Nairobi yesterday (photos).
John Allen says that “Christianity is actually booming” in parts of the Middle East.
Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi looks ahead to the Pope’s visit to Loreto on Thursday.
Matthew Shadle says the concerns of young Catholic moral theologians are strikingly different to those of the immediate post-Vatican II generation.
And Jeff Passan profiles an American major league baseball prospect who abandoned the sport to enter religious life.