SAN JOSE -- Bishop Patrick McGrath apologized for "a failure at the diocese level" that gave permission to a convicted child molester to volunteer at a parish festival last month. 
Michael Gerson on the GOP and Catholics: The Catholic Church has no natural home on the American ideological spectrum. 
Catholic bishops of England and Wales commit Catholic institutions to implementing a Living Wage for all. Living Wage advocates hope Catholic support will encourage C of E Synod
Barnesville, Minn. -- Pastor explains back story to teen not being confirmed because of same-sex marriage support. 
Letter to the Editor: The church and homosexuality -- Being polite and kind is not treating someone with dignity 
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.
Savita death case: Irish Cabinet to take up abortion report amid protests