Minneapolis, Minn. -- Eight metro-area athletically successful Catholic [high] schools to discuss new conference 
Providence, R.I. -- Bishop Tobin on health of Church: We'll have to be creative . Says Church is strong but needs changes. (He means one priest serving multiple parishes.)
Detroit, Mich. -- Catholic families plan prayer vigil over no-communion stance . Signs read: "We love our gay kids."
U.S. bishops: FDA 'acted irresponsibly' in lowering age for emergency contraceptive 
Australia -- Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane issued a "direct and personal challenge" at a Catholic men's breakfast to "join with me in the task of rebuilding God's Church" . Tells his personal story.
Columbus, Ohio -- Man ejected after faulting bishop over Watterson teacher’s firing 
Australia -- The two men employed by the Catholic Church to determine Melbourne abuse complaints have angrily denied conspiring to conceal offences. 
Fr. Tom Reese: The Mind of Francis: Capitalism, Jobs & Globalization 
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.