December 14, 2015
1. Maureen Orth, in National Geographic, has a brilliant article, "
How the Virgin Mary Became the World's Most Powerful Woman
" (as if there was ever any doubt!). Note: The article contains a picture of a topless Haitian mother and daughter.
2, Kathryn Jean Lopez reports on a Rome conference on the
persecution of Christians, particularly in the Middle East
on the National Review website.
3. Over the weekend, Jessica Kasmer-Jacobs, the books editor at the Wall Street Journal, wrote on
Aiding Christians Targeted by Isis
. It may be behind a paywall, but if you have a subscription, it is well worth reading.