Los Angeles -- The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles must release the names of church leaders and pedophile priests identified in thousands of pages of internal documents recounting sexual abuse allegations dating back decades, a judge ruled Monday.
Philadelphia -- This week, another trial about allegations of sexual abuse in Philadelphia Catholic schools begins. It has national implications.
Providence, R.I. -- Catholic bishop urges R.I. lawmakers to oppose legalizing same-sex marriage
Ireland -- Catholic Church leaders to meet Irish government on controversial abortion issue. Bilateral meeting planned for Dublin next week
Rockford, Ill. -- Catholic leaders here are urging the faithful to oppose legislation that would make Illinois the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage.
Two Rivers, Wis. -- St. Peter the Fisherman SChool recognized for environmental awareness
Tilburg, Netherlands -- Parish priest plans to display the names and photographs of people who are officially leaving the church. Wants to hang photos on church door.
Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.
Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.