Morning Briefing

New York: Archdiocese to close 27 Catholic schools, including 6 in the Bronx, 3 in Manhattan, 4 in S.I.

More from New York: Archdiocese orders 14 Hudson Valley parochial schools closed

Arizona shooting: Friends, strangers seek comfort at memorials, nearly 500 worshipers gathered at St. Odilia Catholic Church in Tucson

Scant follow-up of Belgium priest abuse

Church of England braced for wave of defections to Catholic Church

UK Church reveals fine details of ordinariate

US embassy cables: Concerns over Vietnamese crackdown

Texas: Catholics in the state House of Representatives defy bishop, by electing Joe Straus speaker of the House

Opinion: Death of the Pro-Life Democrat?

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