Happy feast of St. Rita
— who is considered by some the patron saint of baseball.
In his daily homily this morning, Pope Francis said a healthy Christian is one who is joyful, even in times of trial.
European bishops invite the faithful to "play a key part"
in Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the Holy Land.
— Related: Walk with Pope Francis as he journeys to the Holy Land
Former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarciscio Bertone has rejected allegations of financial wrongdoing.
The USCCB has called recent court rulings on same-sex marriage "travesties of justice."
A Catholic priest living in Syracuse, N.Y., has been changed with possession of child pornography.
Principal of Catholic high school in Charlotte resigns following audit.
An invitation to a school dance with Ellen DeGeneres' photo on it prompts school principal to apologize, call DeGeneres "poor role model."
Also, UK bishops issue 10 Commandments for the Internet age
, which include using more smiley faces in emails, Twitter feed and text messages. :)
Finally, during this ordination season, OSV readers honor their beloved clergy through personal profiles. Don't miss them.
Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.