Pope Francis and President Joe Biden
Pope Francis and President Joe Biden (photo: AM113 / Luca Perra / Shutterstock)

World Youth Day, and White House Abortion Policy

In our Editors’ Corner, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson take a closer look at World Youth Day as hundreds of thousands of young people gather in Lisbon, Portugal. Also, Lauretta Brown joins us to discuss the latest White House challenges to U.S. abortion policy.

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is about to wear a face mask before entering a court in Hong Kong on May 5, 2020. Hong Kong judges on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023, proposed a new delay until December in the trial of a prominent activist publisher who was arrested in August 2020 under a sweeping Beijing-imposed national security law.

Jimmy Lai Marks 1,000th Day in Jail Awaiting Trial

Sebastien Lai, son of the pro-Democracy Catholic, has not seen his father in three years and worries for his health as his dad suffers from diabetes and was diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2021 while in prison.