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' 
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.