At any cost? Did US bishops encourage government shutdown? 
NCR Editorial: With impunity for bishops, the cover-ups continue 
Pope Francis: I’ll come to Israel , doesn’t say when
Embattled German 'luxury bishop' in legal trouble , accused of lying under oath in case against German magazine
Catholic liturgy topic of national meeting in Erie , Pa., co-sponsored by the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Divine Worship
Santa Clara University president triggers abortion uproar , drop health insurance coverage of elective abortions
San Jose, Calif. -- Local Catholic sisters stand up for immigration reform 
Pencil Preaching  is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin uses to combine 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.