In good news this week: Public awareness efforts from traffic safety offices have led to another year with fewer driving deaths.

In good news this week: Norway’s capital Oslo creates pedestrian-friendly streets, Africa nears polio elimination goals, and more positive headlines.

African officials pled with faith healers to let doctors treat the latest fatal outbreak. The tight restrictions put in place to stop the latest flare-up of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) go against the typical rhythms of church life, where Christians regularly gather together, partake in sacraments, and lay hands on one another to pray for healing. Before the World Health Organization declared the six-week-long outbreak largely contained last week, Christian patients and church leaders numbered among the dozens infected by the deadly disease that most violently erupted around West Africa between 2013 and 2016, killing…