Morning Briefing

Election 2012 -- Romney looks to build lead with Illinois primary

Election 2012 -- Rick Santorum has embraced Spanish priest behind devout Catholic group Opus Dei

Egypt Coptic Pope Shenouda funeral held in Cairo. Shenouda will be buried at St Bishoy monastery in the Nile Delta.

Op-Ed Columnist -- Many Kinds of Catholic By Frank Bruni

Dutch Roman Catholic Church Castrated Boys As 'Treatment' For Homosexuality

Letter to the editor: Catholic leadership's shift exposes its fear of women

Commentary -- Catholicism’s lessons on love: Supporters of contraception shortchange themselves by By Melissa Moschella

You may have this one: Denying Communion: A priest and a lesbian set off a Catholic culture clash

N. Dame to honor ex-Catholic Relief Services head

Dublin, Ireland -- Vatican visitors propose Church reforms to deal with abuse fallout

h/t Catholic Herald: Cardinal Seán Brady, the Primate of All Ireland, and Archbishop Charles Brown, the Nuncio to Ireland, will present a summary of Apostolic Visitation of the Irish Church this morning (full text, for updates follow @mkellyirishcath).

Statute of limitations: Let’s give sexual abuse justice time by Kevin Cullen

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Places general counsul on Administrative Leave

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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