Pope Francis named eight cardinals to advise him on running the Church and reforming the Vatican Bureaucracy. Nicole Winfield with the Huffington Post wrote how only one current Vatican official is on the advisory council and the others are from each inhabitable continent.
Leaders of evangelical churches have started to show more support for immigration reform. Adelle Banks with the Religion News Service wrote that although a poll showed that white evangelicals are less supportive than other religions on illegal immigrants in the U.S., leaders say that has changed the last couple years.
An Albany, N.Y., high school teacher gave a controversial assignment to her classes by making them “think like a Nazi” and argue why Jews are evil. Scott Waldman with the Times Union in Albany wrote that a third of the students refused to do the assignment.