Morning Briefing

The big news of the day is the release of the 300-page report, formally called “The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, 1950-2010,” prepared by by researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

NCR will have full coverage and analysis later today. Until then read:

Philippines Battle of condom enters Philippine Congress

Opinion Catholic professors play politics poorly

San Francisco Enhanced curriculum, lighter backpacks, as Catholic school adopts iPads

Australia Perth newspaper says it was time for Bp. Morris to go

Malta Bishop calls Catholic pro-divorce group ‘wolves in sheep’s clothing’

The Minnesota Catholic Council, which represents the Catholic Church in the state, renewed its push today for a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

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