Editor's Notebook — Worries in Jerusalem, Notre Dame welcomes gay athletes, role of Catholic blogging, Screwtape and Harvard Mass, and a very special Mother's Day. Ahead of Pope Francis' trip the the Holy Land, worries are arising due to increasing anti-Christian threats.

Pope Francis addressed leaders of the United Nations this morning, telling them that respect for life and solidarity are essential for development.

In Nigeria, church groups organize prayers for missing schoolgirls. 

At the Catholic Herald, five writers chime in about the role of Catholic blogging in the Church.

From a Catholic blog: What would Screwtape have said about the upcoming Harvard black mass?

A new campaign at Notre Dame welcomes gay athletes.

For this Catholic dad, uber-busy schedules trump the "Frozen" soundtrack on repeat any day. 

Also, watch out while you're channel-surfing: an atheism channel is coming to TV.

Lastly, don't forget to hug your mom on Sunday. This new mom certainly will be cuddling her baby.

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.