Rome -- Even pope’s friends a bit leery on Lefebvrites  by John L. Allen Jr.
Ireland -- Cardinal Brady: Political leaders and Vatican at odds 
BIDDEFORD, Maine -- Convents turn to Internet for recruitment 
"Modern Family," the TV show known for the gay marriage of Cameron Tucker and Mitchell Pritchett, received the Television Award at the 2012 Catholics in Media Associates , ceremony in Beverly Hills.
At Sartain's cathedral -- “Support the Sisters” vigils will take place on Tuesday evenings — May 8, 15, 22 and 29 — between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
Commentary -- Sending Catholics Running for Cover  By Louis Betty. Religion and academia have never had an easy relationship.
Election 2012 -- The Catholic vote is the 2012 bellwether 
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.