Pope Francis has captured the attention of the secular media as few other Catholic figures have. This week, The New Yorker featured Francis on its cover as a playful snow angel, and offered a profile of 'a radical Pope’s first year.'
Sister Helen Prejean inspired the Hollywood film Dead Man Walking. Here, she gives a progress report on the anti-death penalty campaign in the United States, and the role Catholics play in the cause.
On a visit to Rome earlier this month, Australia's Governor-General designate was interviewed by America's National Catholic Register - about his Catholic faith, his soldiering, and his work as Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University.