At the Religious Booksellers Trade Association meeting in Chicago, Associate Editor James Martin, S.J., spoke about humor and the saints, and told a few jokes along the way. View part 1, 2 or 3. Fr. Martin is author of My Life with the Saints.
This article also appeared in print, under the headline "Laughing with the Saints," in the June 18, 2007 issue.
Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Washington's retired archbishop, apologized Jan. 15 for what he called a "lapse of memory," clarifying that he knew of at least one abuse allegation against former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, but he had "forgotten" about it.