The AFL-CIO in central Ohio has partnered with a grass-roots advocacy group to ask the Roman Catholic bishop of Columbus to participate in a panel discussion on the rights of gay people in workplaces , specifically faith-based workplaces.
Pueblo, Colo. -- Pueblo bishop resigns due to ill health 
Ireland will publish a long-awaited report into why a miscarrying woman died in an Irish hospital after being refused an abortion. 
Irish prime minister declares in Parliament: Personal or private belief should not be part of lawmaking in a republic.  Following Catholic bishops' latest intervention in the abortion debate, the Taoiseach (prime minister) has accurately read the public mood.
Black Canyon City, Ariz. -- Bishop establishes house of prayer for priests 
Nigeria -- Catholic women to collaborate with Muslims for peace 
Temperance, Ohio -- Catholic Men's Ministry Coming To Mt. Carmel 
Philippines -- Religious tackle government over ecology and human rights 
Commentary: Luke 4 & CCHD  by Michael Sean Winters
Zambia -- Priest to Launch Political Party 
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.