Scotland: Cardinal Keith O'Brien Halted Sex Abuse Probe  -- The Bishops' Conference of Scotland commissioned a report into allegations of abuse, but O'Brien halted it when he withdrew his support.
The Tablet: Mario Conti, archbishop emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, responds to an editorial in The Tablet that criticized safeguarding in the Catholic church of Scotland and compared it unfavorably with England and Wales. 
U.S. church: "Now-or-never moment" for immigration reform push 
Commentary: Catholic Schools for Immigrants: A Second Bloodless Social Revolution by Sr. Mary Ann Walsh
Dublin -- Archbishop Martin may be set for top Rome post  -- Several key appointments in Dublin may signal a move to Rome for Archbishop Martin.
Commentary: Right-wing complainers about Pope Francis need to understand who's healthy  by Eugene Cullen Kennedy
Trial against yoga classes resumes (video)
A Slovenian sister's (nearly) 50 year odyssey in Africa . An interesting story, but some errors in basic facts about the Catholic church.
Tamil Nadu, India -- Catholic, Protestant bishops on different sides of gov't sand mining ban 
Chicago's Archbishop at the Barricades Francis George is not going gently into retirement. 
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.