NCR Today: Death penalty in California; Guam archbishop put on leave; Seattle archbishop asked to disclose abuse claim files; Vietnam sisters facilitate food trading program
Eco Catholic: The Nigerian campaigner for the Ogoni people formed an unlikely friendship with Irish missionary Sr. Majella McCarron.
The Field Hospital: Fr. William Treacy is still going strong -- presiding at Masses weekly, leading retreats and writing.
NCR Today: Dorothy Day's anarchism; Nondiscrimination laws merit church support; Casualties in Ecuador earthquake; Priest vanishes in Florida
NCR Today: "We have to be constantly reaching out -- that is the job of followers of Christ," said Bishop Donal McKeown of Derry.
Just Catholic: Hundreds rebelled against British control in Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising, but existing Catholic control through Magdalene asylums persisted for decades.
St. Patrick's Day is now a big celebration on multiple continents, but how did it get going? Patrick, who died in 461 A.D., didn't launch the festivities himself.
Faith and Justice: Believers must join in condemning contemptuous and hateful speech directed at any religious group.
NCR Today: Supreme Court to hear abortion case; Mount St. Mary's University president resigns; Georgia's proposed 'religious liberty' bill; Sioux City to close 41 parishes
One of the issues that is likely to be to the fore in Ireland's general election, slated for Feb. 26, is the future of denominational education. The Labour Party has pledged to end the "baptism barrier" to school entry if re-elected.