Kansas City, Mo. -- Catholic ombudsman announces first year of findings 
The LCWR in St. Louis:
Election 2012 -- Catholic Nuns and Franciscans ask Romney and Ryan to spend a day with the poor 
A tradition will be revived in France next week when a “Prayer for France” will be read out at Catholic churches across the country. The text, which attacks the government’s plan to legalise same-sex marriage , has angered France’s gay rights groups.
Election 2012 -- AdWatch: Romney ad hits Obama on religious freedom 
Catholic Church seeks $50 million for Crystal Cathedral renovations  Constructing a new church would have been far more expensive, diocesan officials say.
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.