India emerges Asia’s powerbroker in papal vote Five of nine Asian cardinals are Indians.
Commentary -- Vatican Letter: The Final Days of Benedict XVI by Dennis Coday
The NYT's take on things: Top Contenders To Lead the Roman Catholic Church
New Orleans pastor resigns after eight months: The building project begun by predecesor "caused much emotional turmoil and physical distress"
Will Catholics embrace change? The view from one parish in Rome
Milwaukee, Wis. -- Area Catholics prepare for transition in world church
India: Tamil Nadu Catholics pledge organs this Lent. Circulars have been issued across parishes focusing on organ donation this year.
Toronto, Canada, archdiocese investigate complaints: Priest sends “examination of conscience” home with elementary students. Questions included: Have I committed adultery or fornication? Have I become intoxicated?
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.
Papabile of the day: Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz: a gentle and compassionate figure who favors dialogue may not have the grit it takes to be pope.