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Annan's Syria plan: Ailing but not yet dead

Election 2012 -- Why won’t Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich quit? By Wesley Pruden

The Republicans have a problem: Their budget promises don't add up. They've committed to new tax cuts. They've proposed spending more on defense.

Ireland -- The first steps are being undertaken towards a handover of Catholic Primary schools to other patron bodies.

Manila -- Catholic bishops on Tuesday called on the faithful to 'Meet North Korea rocket launch with prayers'

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Stockton, Calif., priest removed from ministry after jury finds he molested boy in mid-1980s, bishop says he still believes the priest is innocent. See also: In wake of molestation ruling, many rally to Kelly's defense. Second phase of trial to start Wednesday.

Philadelphia -- The Lynn Trial: Sister testifies she was told to keep quiet or gt out.

Central African Republic: Congolese Nun Helps Vulnerable Female Victims of LRA Violence

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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