Post on Facebook. Send a tweet. Less than a month before Ash Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI has called on Catholics to get into social media. He blesses the world of Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook.
There was something else, something elusive. It probably has to do with the attitude of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa, whose familiar face beams down from many of the home's walls.
A borrowed compound of non-descript, low-slung buildings that surround a hardscrabble courtyard would not win many converts were it on a college tour of high school juniors in the US. But to a few hundred Sudanese, it looks like Harvard yard.