NCR Editorial: It's time for real authority for women in the church 
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Under fire, Archbishop Nienstedt scrambles to respond 
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Former archdiocese employee asks for review of clergy Resigned from her job as chancellor for canonical affairs last fall because top church officials failed to pursue her allegations of sexual and other misconduct involving several members of the clergy.
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Archdiocese case reads like a Dan Brown novel 
Vatican City -- On the pope's 'mystical moment,' something did happen 
Commentary: The Italian Journalist Deserves an Apology  My, oh my, such fuss over the details of what the soon-to-be Francis did right after the vote was in.
First Monday in October: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg predicts another Democrat for White House . Feels no pressure to retire.
Commentary: Can Pope Francis heal the Catholic Church's wounds? by Mary Beth McCauley
At D.C. Red Mass: Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas warns against ‘petty partisanship’ 
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic -- Jailed deacon slams Dominican Catholic Church’s “degenerate” priesthood 
One Side: Pope Francis is launching a Vatican Spring  by Paul Vallely
The Other: There is no ‘democratic revolution’ in the Vatican  Talk of a ‘Vatican Spring’ misunderstands how the Church works By Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith
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.