From Crux we have an article on the speech Knox Thames, a U.S. Department of State Special Advisor, delivered to journalists in Rome about the state of Christians in Iraq. While he warns that the "door is closing" for them, he also offers hope in models of coexistence that can be found in the region
In the New York Daily News we have a piece about retired FDNY Captain Tom Colucci's upcoming ordination to the priesthood. We have truly been blessed with this class of seminarians!