San Diego Bishop Cirilo Flores, who is suffering from "widespread, very advanced and very aggressive" cancer, is being transferred to a senior center where he will receive palliative care. 

The efforts to canonize Archbishop Fulton Sheen have been suspended indefinitely due to a dispute with the Archdiocese of New York over the archbishop's relics, the Diocese of Peoria announced Wednesday. Bonnie Engstrom, who prayed to the archbishop for his intersession, shares her confusion and sadness.

Pope Francis this morning at Casa Santa Marta told Catholics to recognize their sins and allow themselves to be transformed by Christ. 

A community in Minnesota adopts 30 Haitian children, giving meaning to the phrase "it takes a village." 

The new Catholic website, Crux, from the Boston Globe published the first portion of a three-part interview with New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. 

From RNS: Eight types of Catholics in one big graph.

Archbishop Lori: The fight for religious liberty relies on engaged Catholic faithful. 

In Missouri, alumnae vow to stop donations after two teachers are fired in the wake of their summer wedding.

Crossroads walkers recall life-changing (and affirming) summer. 

Heading to Albania Sept. 21, Pope Francis will bring healing to the suffering in the peripheries. 

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.