Election 2012 -- Romney to declare goal of North American energy independence by 2020 
Election 2012 -- Romney invites NY Catholic Cardinal Dolan to offer benediction after acceptance speech  Romney announced Dolan’s appearance in an interview with Raymond Arroyo’s “The World Over Live” on EWTN Catholic network.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- SNAP and the ACLU are trying to block a new state law that prohibits the disruption of worship services. 
Milwaukee, Wis. -- Catholic priest faces excommunication after launching new parish 
Philippine Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago says that the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines' threat of sanctions against Catholic schools whose faculty members do not follow its stand against the Reproductive Health bill violates academic freedom.
MANILA, Philippines -- Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines President and Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said they are willing to iron out issues with the faculty supporters of the Reproductive Health Bill  at Jesuit-run Ateneo de Manila University.
Ireland's bishops are circulating a "discussion document" reveiwing plans for parishes to hold Sunday services led by laypeople and deacons  as more-and-more communities are set to be left without a priest for the first time.
Phoenix, Ariz. -- Catholic medical school affiliates with hospital censured by bishop 
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.