More news from Connecticutt: Gun control reform tops Gov. Malloy's D.C. inaugural agenda 
Action and Contemplation: Richard Rohr on the Living School and getting off the road 
Jakarta, Indonesia-- Catholic schools in Blitar agree to provide Islamic lessons 
New South Wales, Australia -- Catholic Church procedures criticised in sex abuse inquiry 
New South Wales, Australia -- Church apology after damning abuse report released . Investigator says bishops failure to investigate allegations "utterly inexplicable."
France -- An agency of French bishops' conference expresses openness to same-sex civil unions . See also . And if you read French .
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.