Pakistan bomb victims are 'martyrs,' says Anglican head  -- "They were testifying their faith in Jesus by going to church."
Editorial: House GOP rants its way past fiscal problem 
Iran, U.S. Launch Nuclear Talks  -- 'Good start' seen; big hurdles ahead
Differing on pope’s message: Some cheer openness, others stress doctrine 
Commentary: Pope Francis and the church’s new attitude  by Sally Quinn
Commentary: Pope Francis, the radical in the Vatican  by Kathleen Parker
Billy Graham’s grandson: Evangelicals ‘worse’ than Catholic church on sex abuse 
A Dutch Jesuit in the besieged Syrian city of Homs said those who remain are facing shortages of food and fuel -- even abandoned homes have no food left. 
Louvain, Belgium -- Damien Project to repurpose shuttered seminary 
Bishop Richard Lennon of Cleveland rejects Catholic hospital chain's merger plans 
Pinconning, Mich. -- Parishioners meet with Bishop to address concerns about Diocese reorganization  (Video) Also seen this?: Bishop Gives No Comment 
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.