Pope Francis: 'Women called to service, not servitude' 
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Archdiocese paid problem priests thousands in 'medical retirements' 
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Priest Takes Leave Of Absence Before Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit 
California -- Governor vetoes statute of limitations suspension law for sex abuse cases -- Gov. Jerry Brown calls bill “unfair and open-ended.”
Limburg, Germany -- Locals in Limburg lose faith in 'luxury bishop' 
Limburg, Germany -- German 'luxury bishop' flies to Rome for decision on his job 
Carlow Cathedral, Ireland -- Seven 'family men' ordained as Catholic deacons  -- The diocese of Kildare and Leighlin is the fifth diocese to ordain men to this reinstated ministry, bringing the total number of permanent deacons in the Irish church to 28.
The Catholic diocese of Sioux Falls, S.D., soon will alter how it serves some rural congregations to reflect demographics. May merge rural parishes to reflect population shifts to cities 
30 years of Christmas in October -- Human generosity lives in home rehab effort 
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.