Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana: Pope hopeful blames gay priests for abuse 
Cardinal Roger Mahony: Group wants cardinal banned from conclave 
In picking the next pope, Catholic population doesn’t equal power. The power in the College of Cardinals is decidedly European. 
Mumbai Cardinal Oswald Gracias, President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, declares: On Feb. 22, the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, "every Christian institution, convent and monastery" will dedicate an hour of adoration praying for the pope 
Ireland addresses women of Magdalene Laundries  Prime minister apologizes, vows compensation
Dr Evelyn Livingston Billings: Pioneer of natural fertility planning has died 
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.