Your Weekend Briefing: Pope Francis, New York Rangers, Supreme Court

April 17, 2016 9:30 AM

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1. New Yorkers will head to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s primary election. Hillary Clinton, who represented New York in the Senate, and Senator Bernie Sanders, who grew up in Brooklyn, clashed intensely in their debate last week, shouting over and interrupting each other. Leaders of the Republican National Committee will meet in Florida this week to set the rules for their convention, which looks like to be contentious if no candidate enters with the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination.

2. After a trip to Greece, Pope Francis took 12 Muslim refugees from Syria with him back to Rome, where the Catholic charitable association Sant’Egidio will help care for them. The mood in Europe has hardened against refugees, but the pope appealed for empathy: “We hope that the world will heed thes...

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