French scientist Jerome Lejeune, who discovered the cause of Down syndrome, continues to inspire physicians through his integration of love, truth, science and faith. An exhibit honours his work.Pope Francis and the media
The news cycle is like a popularity contest — and Pope Francis is winning, writes Ruane Remy. The current leader of the Roman Catholic church is so popular with the mainstream media he may be garnering the most attention ever for a pontiff, ahead of even Pope John Paul II.Religion and violence
In the West, the idea that religion is inherently violent is taken for granted by everyone from academics to cab drivers, says British religion scholar Karen Armstrong. She is interviewed about her latest book: Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, and Gerald Schmitz reviews.On melancholy
We tend to think of melancholy as negative, writes Ron Rolheiser, OMI. But feelings of sadness, loneliness, regret and heaviness of soul can be healthy and are part of a normal life.