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Pope Francis has named Bishop Charles Thompson of Evansville, Indiana, to head the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
The Field Hospital: Former Secret Service agent trains Maine churches; retired priests now outnumber active in Albany; grief lingers in Newtown; Vincentians meet in Philadelphia.
Distinctly Catholic: Amid a divided church and a divided polity, look to Cardinals Blase Cupich and Joseph Tobin to increasingly drive the hierarchy's message in the public square.
NCR Today: Supreme Court hears Hobby Lobby contraception case; Lent and shopping; quiz: What's the Sydney archdiocese worth? Plus, the "Francis effect" in Indianapolis.