The coming USCCB meeting: Pastoral priorities from Pope Francis for the US bishops  by Fr. Tom Reese SJ
The coming USCCB meeting: With vote, bishops may set new tone or 'hunker down' 
The coming USCCB meeting: NCR Editorial: Put concrete realities on US bishops' agenda 
NCR Editorial: Questioning our assent to militarism , questioning support for funding of military archdiocese
You can't make this up: Head of religious order 'framed rivals so he could win election' 
Frequent NCR contributor Jason Berry reflects on Albert Camus at 100: A Secular Saint 
The Audacity of Pope  -- Here are three ways Pope Francis could seriously rock the boat.
The strength of Pope Francis: It is one thing, though, to admire a pope for living the way most people couldn’t. It is another to have a pope who looks at the way most people do live and embraces them.
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.