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The Pope’s Cat

Christmas through Margaret’s eyes

Her name is Margaret, the pope’s cat who’s become a fixture in the Vatican. Swiss Guards open doors for her. Kitchen staff prepare her favorite dishes. The pope’s vicar knows her habits, and enjoys her company. Crowds who gather in St.…

Pope Francis and my adopted daughter

When I recently put the final touch on a children’s book manuscript, I wrote to my mother in Florida: “Would you mind reading something I’ve just written?” I hadn’t done that in a long time. Mom is an evangelical Protestant, and that’s the…