United Kingdom -- MP demands female justice minister, after rape comments . Justice Secretary appeared to suggest that some rapes were less serious than others.
As South Africa Reels from Mine Shootings, Social Inequality Threatens to Undo the Post-Apartheid ‘Miracle’ 
Election 2012 -- Will anyone say "Mormon" at the Republican convention? 
Election 2012 -- Catholic medical school affiliates with hospital censured by bishop 
The Catholic Hispanic Leadership Alliance has applied Catholic social teaching to issues that will shape the upcoming presidential election in a new voter's guide.  According to the group's analysis, President Obama scores 17.4 percent, Mitt Romney 52.2 percent.
Election 2012 -- William McBurn in WSJ: Social Justice and Ryan the Heretic . Church liberals launch an odd line of attack against a free-market champion.
Fort Worth Roman Catholic Diocese settles sexual abuse case . No terms released.
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.