1. Tom Gallagher of the National Catholic Reporter is part of the delegation with Cardinal Dolan in Iraqi Kurdistan and has posted in his blog about their visit to a grade school. Msgr. Sullivan, who is also with the delegation, offers some reflections on his first day in Iraq
2. Here is the pdf of Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. It's broken down into chapters on Crux here, where it can be read in your browser
3. Finally, here is a piece from Catholic News Service about Catholic astronaut Mike Hopkins.