German bishops discuss family on the synod survey: Most German Catholics disputed Church bans on birth control and premarital or gay sex and criticized rules barring the divorced from remarriage in church. 
Washington -- Catholic social ministers told, 'Serve, accompany, and defend the poor' 
For Pope Francis: A To-Do List on Women 
Manchester, N.H. -- Ex-Diocese official expected to plead guilty to stealing money from hospital, priest's estate . Ex-chancellor to see four years in state prison
Philippines -- Bishops continue to push president on agrarian reforms 
Pope's quotes: the most urgent problem 
This history of divorce and remarriage in the Roman Catholic church: When the Church of Rome Forgave Second Marriages 
A Church Divided Over Marriage Equality . It's the Methodists, not the Catholics.
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.