Election 2012 -- Commentary: Can the Catholic vote predict the election's outcome?  My only prayer for next week's election is that it ends with a winner.
Election 2012 -- The Black Catholic Dilemma: How Would Jesus Vote? 
Jimmy Savile: Catholic Church bid to remove papal knighthood 
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.