A pilgrim holds a candle while attending a mass at the Catholic shrine of Fatima, Portugal, in 2010. Thousands of pilgrims made their way to the Fatima Shrine to attend a mass by Pope Benedict XVI to mark the 93rd anniversary celebrations of the first appearance of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in 1917.
At one point, the young Joseph Ratzinger looked like a budding church reformer. By the time he abdicated as pope this week, he had become one of the stoutest defenders of Catholic tradition.
It is well documented that there are big differences in unemployment within the European Union. What is perhaps less well known, however, is that dramatic differences in unemployment exist within many euro countries as well.
Mitt Romney embarked on a bus tour Friday that is taking him to small towns in six of the nation's most important swing states from New Hampshire to Wisconsin.
The German state, which holds the copyright to Adolf Hitler's book, will release a new edition in 2015.