An Opus Dei priest is blogging about the ""The Da Vinci Code."" A cardinal is hinting at lawsuits. Another church official praises the flamboyant plot as a great thriller. Still others worry that generations of Catholics could be ruined by it.
Police fanned out across Casablanca on Saturday, detaining Islamic militants for questioning following synchronized suicide bombings that may be the work of al-Qaida terrorists widening their war to Spanish and Moroccan targets.
Israeli commentators, rabbis and political figures joined Sunday to question whether the dozens of Russian-born Israelis killed in last week's crash of a Russian charter flight were being mourned appropriately. And some suggested that had those aboard been ""real Israelis'' -- Jews who were born in Israel or came many years ago -- the outrage and sorrow would be far greater than that which has been expressed.