**A new book about JPII is out. There are some insights that some might find a bit disturbing. I will comment on them in the coming weeks.
**A scientist thinks science proves there is life after death. I am not so sure science can prove such things.
**Some bad news. Teen pregnancy and abortion are on the rise.
**Cool Catholic News. Most of the priests (70% - 5,000 of about 7,000) of the Philippines are going on retreat together at one time.
**Eric Sammons makes a good point about how to grow in holiness.
**Mark Shea offers some advice on how to make a good confession.
**The Vatican will raise money for Haiti with a new stamp.