Protesters arrested at Kansas City, Mo., nuclear plant:  U.S. provincial of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate among the arrested
Scotland debates Trident submarine base.  Taking cues from Catholics and Church of Scotland
Vatican City -- Cost concerns loom for pope's Brazil trip 
In the Vatican, the pope has many 'masters': Pope tells old friend that all his changes cost him great effort. 
California -- State legislators are considering a bill that would give some alleged victims of sexual abuse more time to sue. The Catholic church is waging a pitched battle in Sacramento to quash it. 
Maitland-Newcastle diocese, Australia -- When former bishop began to speak out for abuse victims, there was little interest.  "It was not overt ostracisation, it was more of an indifference to me and the things I was saying."
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.