What Kind of Pope Will He Be? (100 Days / Pope Benedict XVI)

He's neither the tough "Panzer Kardinal" nor the colorless caretaker some expected, but truly his own man. How Benedict XVI is shaping the papacy

In Search of Lost Youth (100 Days / Pope Benedict XVI)

Can the Pope win over the "John Paul generation" of newly devout young Catholics?

Church Vs. State (100 Days / Pope Benedict XVI)

Spain's divisions over gay marriage highlight challenges for the church in secular Europe


Homeland Insecurity (Europe / Britain)

Britain prepares for a long struggle, fighting extremism without and within


Rest in Peace? (Notebook | Sudan)

The death of Sudan's Vice President may have lasting consequences

Will Gaza Get Stripped? (Notebook / Gaza)

Political wrangling is helping to remove the benefits of Israeli withdrawal



Drawn From Life (On Show)

An artist who played her life out like a soap opera gets a London exhibition

The House for Kid Lit (Local Lexicon)

Newcastle-upon-Tyne hosts the U.K.'s first center for British children's literature

Alpine Chic (Retreat!)

The renowned ski resort has other attractions out of season