Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Illinois, visits a parish and describes what it's like to be racially profiled.
Braxton also communicates with three parishes whose pastor was recently arrested for child pornography and possession of illegal drugs. The priest denies the charges.
Despite a concerted effort at evangelization, Mass attendance in the Cincinnati Archdiocese continues to decline.
A Pittsburgh parish makes a connection with young adults.
In Florida, a parish marks 20 years of perpetual adoration.
[Peter Feuerherd is a correspondent for NCR's Field Hospital series on parish life and is a professor of journalism at St. John's University, New York.]