- Newsmaker: Polish Bishop Resigns in Sex Case
The scandal over sexual improprieties in the Roman Catholic Church has touched Pope John Paul himself. The Archbishop of Poznan, a compatriot, acquaintance and appointee of the pontiff, resigned after widely publicized allegations that he made homosexual advances to young clerics. John Allen covers the Vatican for National Catholic Reporter.
- Reporter's Notebook: Charity and Commerce Bind World's Richest and Poorest People
This weekend, the New York Times Magazine will run, "How Susie Bayer's T-Shirt Ended up on Yusuf Mama's Back," an astonishing story about what happens to American thrift shop throwaways. Author George Packer traced the complex process that transformed American charity into a six million-dollar enterprise in global commerce.
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