The Jewish Week: Leaders Say Benedict XVI Built On John Paul II's Interfaith Work
Commentary -- The Pope Could Still Right the Wrongs by Jason Berry
Rome -- Why resignation may mean a conclave open to change
Pope Benedict XVI leaves mixed legacy on clergy sexual abuse
Rome -- Cardinal says scandals may have influenced resignation
NCR subscribers are in for a treat: Our current edition includes a special section devoted to Saints--content you can't get online. Preview here.
New South Wales, Australia -- Catholic church leaders have been called to appear at a state inquiry into child sex abuse.
Something to think about -- Praying in Washington By Phyllis Zagano
The one chart that shows the Catholic church’s looming identity crisis
Catholic Health Assn. Sees ‘Progress’ in Contraception Proposal
Chicago -- Judge dismisses HHS lawsuit brought by dioceses, charitable agencies
Minnesota Catholic Conference testifies on gun violence
Canada -- Catholic, United churches find common ground on marriage
Looking for an a little inspiration to begin your day? NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:
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.