Morning Briefing

The big news over the weekend was: Vatican insists it didn't torpedo Irish response to abuse crisis Now come the reactions:

Teachers, Philly Archdiocese continue contract negotiations

Catholic church knocks abuse of Cuban dissidents

Theology a hot issue in 2012 GOP campaign

Fr. John Fleckenstein says ministry is about invitation

Ireland Catholic lay movement must work to form different type of church

Detroit New Catholic schools opening in far-flung suburbs

The state fair booth of Minnesota for Marriage, the coalition of mostly Christian conservative groups supporting a proposed gay marriage ban, was glitter bombed from the air over the Labor Day weekend.

Philippines Bishop denies Vatican pressure to reject Arroyo ouster in 2005

Join the Conversation

Send your thoughts and reactions to Letters to the Editor. Learn more here