Catholic News Service: Question-and-answer sessions with youngsters are a standard part of Francis' parish visits. And, at St. Paul of the Cross parish on Monday it was Emanuele's turn.
Religion News Service: For most people April 19 is just another springtime day on the calendar. But it is deeply embedded within Rabbi A. James Rudin's personal memory bank.
The New Yorker: Pinecraft, a small, sunny neighborhood in Sarasota, is a place of brief leisure for people who consider work to be sacred.
Religion News Service: Francis from the beginning of his papacy has admitted that he is a sinner like every other Christian. He made a mistake, corrected it, asked for forgiveness. That is what it means to be a Christian, Thomas Reese says.
Indianapolis Star: Members of a Crawfordsville church who felt compelled to act in the wake of the Parkland school shooting are asking gun owners to give up their weapons in exchange for gift cards.