Australian bishop launches online petition for global Catholic council on sexual abuse  Read more about this later today on NCRonline.org in an interview with Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson
Text and video: 50 years later, Medgar Evers' widow feels anger anew , anger at "the system ... that it allows prejudice and racism to persist."
Question: Is it OK to be funny about faith? 
Editorial: Syria's humanitarian crisis grows ever worse 
A sad commentary on our times: Facebook Game Features Priest Killing Gays With Stools In Georgia 
Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Charismatic priests battle Catholic flight 
Pope Francis: Wasting food like stealing from poor 
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.