This week, the news has been all about Pope Francis — culminating in today, the actual one-year anniversary since our pontiff's election. It seems every media outlet and blogger has something to say, so here are a few highlights.
On CNN, Jesuit Father James Martin identifies five key words that help understand Pope Francis.
Catholic News Service has Pope Francis' top 10 most quotable quotes of the year.
The New York Times looks ahead to his second year.
The telegraph highlights "five best video moments" from his pontificate so far.
And, of course, Our Sunday Visitor has tons of Francis resources, including this awesome way to keep up with the latest on our surprising pope.
In other news ...
The newly formed Catholic Benefits Association — and its nearly 200 members — join the HHS mandate lawsuit.
A Kosher bakery in Maryland makes news by employing those with special needs.
Families continue to wait in suspense as the Wall Street Journal now is facing off with the Malaysian government over missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Are you distracted when you pray? This could help.
The new issue of OSV Newsweekly is now online! Articles include an interview with USCCB president Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, the debate surrounding divorced and remarried Catholics and Communion, tips on fighting temptation, and a generation with the worst kind of identity crisis.
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Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly.