Vatican City

Conflict & Justice

Demystifying sainthood

On Sunday, Australia will have its own saint when Mary MacKillop, a nun who died in 1909, is sanctified by the Vatican. We speak with former Newsweek religion editor Kenneth Woodward about Catholic hagiography, the process of becoming a saint.

Politics

Church and state in Britain

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Patricia Fara, who teaches the history and philosophy of science in Clare College at Cambridge University, about the role of religion in British society, and how it compares to the situation here in the United States.