PBS NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni's program and "hugging token" for her visit to a revered guru known as the "hugging saint." Amma, a 60-year-old South Indian woman who has hugged more than 32 million people to promote love,…

Despite church scandals and restrictive rules, the late Popes John Paul II and John the XXXIII could be canonized before the end of this year. Ray Suarez spoke with Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter about sainthood in…

Pope John Paul II blesses a young man. There is speculation that he and Pope John XXIII may become saints before the year is out. Photo by James L. Stanfield/National Geographic/Getty Images. This week word came from Vatican City,…

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