Is the pope's hundred-day honeymoon nearing its end?  People love him, but Vatican insiders may be growing uneasy.
What Catholics know about power  by Nicole Sotelo
NCR editorial: Sensible gun control is still possible 
Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Broken promises and corruption fuel Brazil protests 
Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Brazil's president grasps for answer to protests, violence 
Newport Beach, Calif. -- Hospital's abortion ban linked to new Catholic partner 
Off the Thanni-Eravipuram coast, south India -- Catholic association members fast to save coast from erosion 
Fort Wayne, Ind. -- Bishop to offer Mass in place of removed priest 
NCR's Tom Roberts in is Guatemala: Back to Guatemala 
.Summer Solstice 2013: Why It's the First Day of Summer  This year's summer solstice will be followed by the year's largest supermoon.
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.