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Ash Wednesday prepares us for forgiveness

'40': Jesuits launch Lenten social media series on Ash Wednesday

As two prominent Catholic presidential candidates take to the debate stage for the CNN Republican Presidential Debate in Mesa, Arizona, lots of people are asking will they or won't they wear ashes?

Election 2012 -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Says He Might Give $100M To Newt Gingrich Or Other Republican

Election 2012 -- the Obama administration is proposing to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent, and to seek an even lower effective rate for manufacturers, a senior administration official says.

Commentary: The tide is turning on gay marriage by James Werrell.

Villanova officials silent on gay artist cancellation. Was meant to spur dialogue on diversity issues at the Catholic school.

Catholic-Secular Hospital Deals Proliferate But Raise Tension

Three Catholic dissidents criticize Cuba, communism and the church

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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