OGDENSBURG, N.Y. -- Catholic Charities appeal asks public to help them help the less fortunate 
Ireland -- The 800-strong Association of Catholic Priests has said it is disturbed over the Vatican's silencing of Father Tony Flannery  for his liberal views.
Head of the Scottish Catholic church calls on Christians to wear their crosses every day .
Ireland -- Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools 
NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread . You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.