May the circle be unbroken: Why Catholics treasure their saints
Although not all the faithful make the final cut for canonization, the communion of saints continues to flourish. Authors Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J. and Kathy Coffey discuss this ever-widening circle of holy membership.
•A group of Christians gather at the Nevada test site to witness against the folly of nuclear weapons. In their prayer, before some of them are arrested, they honor the memory of Franz Jagerstatter, the young Austrian killed by the Nazis because, as a follower of Christ, he would not serve in their war machine.