Morning Briefing

Summary: Archdiocese of Newark condemns Star-Ledger report on handling of priest sex abuse cases

The Star-Ledger report: Newark archbishop shielded at least 4 priests accused of sexual abuse

Newark archdiocese repsonse: "What the Star Ledger Story Didn't Tell You About Our Commitment to Communication and to Protecting Children"

China to choose Catholic heads; Vatican ties tense

Small film making big wavesOrinda, Calif., Theatre Airs 'Pink Smoke Over the Vatican'

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Washington Post series: Inside the priests story: Searching for the abusers

Mason City, Iowa: Proud to be a Catholic priest

Bonnie Erbe: An unwelcoming church may soon have its reward: emptiness

USCCB press release: Religious Leaders Voice Shared Commitment to Protect Marriage

Tacoma, Washington: Five anti-war protesters -- accused of using bolt cutters to cut through three chain-link fences to enter an area where nuclear warheads are stored -- are scheduled to stand trial today

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