A senior cardinal has broken his silence over the Vatican’s investigation of controversial Irish priest Fr. Tony Flannery. Lavada breaks silence on Flannery case 
Today in history: Nov. 22, 1963 Fear, tears and silence: the day JFK died , a first person account by NCR's contributor Patricia Lefevere
Today in history: Nov. 22, 1963 Homilies offered at the time of President John F. Kennedy's assassination 
Today in history: Nov. 22, 1963 Memoir recalls bishop setting aside own grief to write Kennedy eulogy 
Today in history: Nov. 22, 1968 -- What is believed to be the first interracial kiss on broadcast television occurred in an episode of "Star Trek" between William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols. 
Readers of the Springfield, Ill., State Journal-Register offer opinions of Catholic bishop's 'exorcism' -- Letters 
Erie, Pa. -- Roman Catholic Chapel in area mall closing its doors today.  Six-year experiment in "to go where the people are" deemed successful, but mall management wanted space back.
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.