Mumbai, India -- 'Persecution' Report: 131 instances of violence against Christian communities in 2012 
Immigration reform: 'This will be the year,' bipartisan Senate 'gang' says 
Washington, D.C. -- Catholic Univ. to continue fighting birth-control mandate 
Westminster, England -- Catholic Church Threatens To Fire British Gay Teachers Who Marry 
German bishop files report on sex abuse with bishops' conference: Said he was deeply ashamed about what it contained. 
Winston-Salem, N.C. -- Volunteer charged with embezzling $4,000 from local Catholic . Coffers of the ladies guild raided
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.