Editor's Notebook — Weekend Edition My apologies for getting this up late today, but there's a lot to look at as we head into the weekend.

Archbishop Pietro Parolin, secretary of state, was released from the hospital today after a successful procedure. Archbishop Parolin was unable to be present for his scheduled first day of work Oct. 15 due to an unexpected health issue.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle talked to Vatican Radio about how the Church can respond to challenges of secularization and new media.

Pope Francis spoke beautifully about the power of the sacrament of reconciliation this morning in his daily Mass. (Do you follow him yet on Twitter? His popularity is growing.)

He also spoke on marriage, saying that while it's not easy, it's "beautiful."

Fargo, N.D., Bishop John Folda recently was diagnosed with hepatitis A and others may be at risk from the disease. 

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Francis Rooney says that despite its struggles, the Church's voice is "needed more than ever" in today's society. 

A unique evangelization effort: Catholics bring spirit to Green Bay Packers tailgate. (video)

Prison ministry changes lives of inmates — and those on the "outside."

Hot topic: Should parents allow their adult children to live at home?

As you reach for your wallet at Mass this weekend, you might want to consider this

And as you're preparing for Mass, you might want to read this

Finally, this is a little old, but a fun watch of Father Steven Bell on the streets of New York via Busted Halo. 

Have a blessed weekend! 

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly.