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.
A human rights attorney in the United States believes that the upcoming canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero in October has been a factor in a decision to revisit the 1989 Jesuit massacre at the University of Central America.