Scotland, England and Wales -- The head of child protection for the Catholic Church in England and Wales has said the Scottish church should open its files up to an independent inquiry .
Scotland -- Former headmaster resigns senior post at Oxford Univeristy 
Orlando, Fla. -- Vatican overseer preaches to LCWR on Mary's submission to God 
Questioning together: Young adults celebrate teaching liturgy on retreat 
Meath, Ireland -- Bishop slams ‘dumbing down’ of Catholic funerals with non-religious poems, songs and readings 
Madison, Wis. -- More than 2,400 students applied to receive a taxpayer-funded voucher to attend private schools, nearly five times more than the enrollment cap of 500 . St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Appleton, Wis., had the most students apply with 193.
Columbus, Ohio -- Fired lesbian teacher Carla Hale won’t get job back in deal with diocese 
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.