Editor's Notebook, March 12 — Abp. Nienstedt decision, new footage of Pope Francis, strife in Venezuela, abuse in Puerto Rico.

Some good news out of Minnesota: Archbishop Nienstedt will not be charged after being accused of touching minor. The attorney's office called the incident "unlikely."

Clergy sexual abuse cases heat up in Puerto Rico. 

Cardinal calls for peace amid escalating violence in Venezuela. 

John Allen looks at why Pope Francis is heading to South Korea in August. 

From the Wall Street Journal: Pope Francis' popularity has helped media. 

David Gibson at Religion News Service says the key to understanding Pope Francis is to remember he is a Jesuit.

The U.S. bishops issue a statement on the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis' pontificate. 

To celebrate the anniversary tomorrow, Vatican TV has released new footage. OSV also has this great slideshow, with so much information and analysis. 

As a reminder, we have lots of tools to help you pray your way through Lent. And, for those of you who have had this burning question, yes, this is OK to eat during Lent. 

Have a wonderful day!

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly.