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Reverend John Foster gives a sermon at the Big Bethel AME Church in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood of Atlanta on September 20, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Brittany Greeson *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-CHURCH-SHOPPING, originally transmitted on August 23, 2016.
A new postage stamp recognizes the Hindu holiday of Diwali. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of U.S. Postal Service.
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Nuns Killed
Police crime scene tape surrounds the residence of two Catholic nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi, and were found slain in their Durant, Miss., home Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Authorities said there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
US swimmers Katie Ledecky, right, and Leah Smith embrace after finishing first (Ledecky) and third in the 400 meter freestyle event at the Rio Games. Ledecky's set a new World Record with her Gold Medal performance. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Vatican Laity
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Dallas Catholic Bishop Kevin Farrell speaks to reporters outside the Diocese of Dallas Catholic Conference and Formation Center, in Dallas. Pope Francis on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 named an American, Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell, to head the new Vatican office for families and laity as part of his aim to bring a more pastoral bent to the Vatican's bureaucracy. (AP Photo/LM Otero, Files)