Vatican City -- Cardinal Bertone defends new apartment, claims papal approval 
Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse:
- Royal Commission launching national public awareness campaign  calling for survivors of child sexual abuse to come forward to share their stories
- Testimony: Christian Brothers schools in Western Australia 
Washington, D.C. -- Archbishop Donald Wuerl is a power player under Pope Francis 
Bend, Ore. -- Bishop encourages Oregon priest to return to Roman Catholic Church 
Commentary: Donald T. Sterling is No Aberration  by Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Press Release: Bishops, Policy Specialists, Other Catholic Leaders Convene Renewed Effort on Nuclear Disarmament at Stanford University  -- An off-the-record event brought together 40 bishops, policy specialists, Catholic scholars, and young professionals and students to explore policy and moral challenges involved in moving toward a world without nuclear weapons.
Chicago -- Who will lead Chicago's Catholics?  As Cardinal Francis George prepares to step down, faithful ponder his successor
Dismantling the machinery of death: How America can -- and will -- abolish the death penalty 
In explicitly prizing human beings over markets, Francis has confirmed he is a far cry from the Reaganist Pope John Paul II he just canonized: Inequality is the root of social evil, Pope Francis has tweeted 
Pencil Preaching  is a blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.
Daily Bread  is a series of 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.