Pope Francis called the works’ repatriation a “donation.”
What happens when an epidemic strikes and that profoundly human urge to kiss and touch items thought to be sacred becomes part of the problem?
While the pomp around Pope Francis’s United States tour recedes, the Library of Congress is marking one lasting legacy with a rare bible given in honor of his visit.
The Pope himself is looking to join the Beatles and Oasis in the pop canon with an LP of his own, Wake Up!
What happens when a wide swath of history — previously only explored by white-gloved librarians and erudite historians — is made available to anyone with a solid internet connection? Thanks to the Pope, we’ll soon find out.