Weekly Roundup: Pope Francis’ 1-Year Anniversary, Farming Manga, and ABC’s “Resurrection”

Pope Francis Celebrates One-Year Anniversary as Pontiff

Thursday was Pope Francis’ one-year anniversary, and many people celebrated in different ways. We celebrated with a post highlighting seven touching moments from his first year. One monk in the Bronx actually wrote a rap song about the pope. But just how did Pope Francis himself celebrate? In true humble fashion, he simply asked people to pray for him.

Manga About Farming Takes Off in Japan

Just when we think we’ve seen it all, manga has a new genre about...farming. It’s actually a huge hit in Japan; one series sold 15 million copies three years!

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ABC’s New “Resurrection” TV Show

It’s nearly impossible to hear a name like “Resurrection” and not have Christianity called to mind. But does ABC’s new show really have anything to do with religion? It premiered just last Sunday, so it’s probably too early to tell. But Let’s take a look at the storyline: an 8-year-old boy comes back to life 32 years later, but he still looks the same as he did the day he died. On top of that, other deceased residents of his town are also inexplicably coming back to life. .

“Resurrection” airs on ABC on Sundays at 9pm/8pm Central. 

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