Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn to priests: Drop 'Call to Disobedience' manifesto or drop out 
Philippines: 40 Catholic writers to launch 1st archdiocesan youth news bulletin 
Buffalo, N.Y. -- Diocese appeal beats goal by more than $100,000  Catholic Charities brings in $10,728,317
Alice, Texas -- Abandoned Baby Found in Shoebox on Church Steps 
Ethnic minority Hmong Christians -- Vietnamese Officials Destroy Two New Church Buildings , Third worship place threatened with demolition
Commentary -- The Catholic News Stories Fox Doesn't Care About  by Eric Boehlert
Hamilton, Canada -- A Roman Catholic priest and the Diocese of Hamilton are owners and landlords of three slumlike rental properties in Hamilton's inner city.  All three have long histories of property standards violations and fire code deficiencies
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.