Newark Archdiocese hires renowned defense lawyer amid Fr. Fugee investigation. Cardinal Dolan said to be watching the case closely. What's that about?
Lack of funding causes lay-run RCIA ministry organization to dissolve
Catholic Bishops call Prop 8 and DOMA the ‘Roe v. Wade of marriage’
Catholic soldier says her Muslim-sounding name made her a target for harassment in US Army
Immigration reform divides Republicans The party is having an unusually emotional debate on the immigration reform bill, in the Senate and beyond.
Israel moving ahead with new settler housing
Ecumenical group pledges to act on King’s jail message
More arrested in connection with Tanzania’s church bombing
Commentary: To Understand the Catholic Hierarchy's Troubles, Look to Newark's Scandal by Michael D'Antonio
Catholic Health Partners to trim jobs, restructure
Australia -- Parliamentary inquiry into sexual abuse: Diocesan official alerts pastors and parishes that "bitter truths are coming."
Australia -- Parliamentary inquiry into sexual abuse: Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, will appear before a Victorian child abuse inquiry.
Australia -- Parliamentary inquiry into sexual abuse: Police inspector worked with TV reporter a Greens MP as part of a campaign to force a royal commission.
Worcester bishop arraigned; police release arrest report
Looking for an a little inspiration to begin your day? NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:
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.