Pope Francis is highly popular with American Catholics, even those who don’t agree with him. Can Francis’s trip help unite them? Via The Daily Beast.
A conservative confesses: Why I love the pope. Via USA Today.
As the pope is becoming a social media star, the Vatican, new to all this, is desperately trying to catch up. Via The Washington Post.
You can expect many things from the pope’s visit, but don’t expect him to save the planet or to do much to change the terms of the debate. Via The New Republic.
Note to Donald Trump: Newest immigrants are assimilating as quickly as previous generations. Via The New York Times.
The emergency meeting that led Scott Walker to quit the race. Via Politico.
In a big day on the political front, Hillary Clinton had some very good poll numbers, although hardly anyone noticed. Via Politico.
After three decades, has a victim’s brother finally solved the mystery of the Lockerbie bombing? Via The New Yorker.
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