Ireland -- How other Catholic countries in Europe deal with abortion 
Kenya -- Female politican says" More women don't seek political posts becasue they fear for their safety . "If the government is committed towards ensuring that more women get into power it should protect them."
Australia: US victims of priest sent 'for treatment' to appear 
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Pa., has launched an in-depth look at its 20 elementary schools in an effort , officials said, to make sure Catholic education remains strong and efficient.
NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread . You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.