Today's top news: School closings! Snow disrupts Catholic Schools Week in New York, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas -- whew. Ontario, Canada. I stopped looking after that.
Two 'symbols of hope' in Iraq, plans for a university and a hospital in northern Iraq
Miami-Dade County, Fla. HCA, the for-profit national hospital chain, to buy Mercy Hospital
A Windfall in Cardboard, the story behind the School Sisters of Notre Dame's baseball card
The Anglican Ordinariate in Australia Anglican Catholics out to evangelise
Catholics meet about changes, Leaders discuss Fargo diocese proposal on restructuring
Packers' chaplain expects record Super Bowl crowd -- at pre-game Mass (Steelers fans say, "They'll need it.")