Morning Briefing

Rome -- Even pope’s friends a bit leery on Lefebvrites by John L. Allen Jr.

Ireland -- Cardinal Brady: Political leaders and Vatican at odds

Ireland -- Brady never offered his resignation to the Vatican – Catholic Church

BIDDEFORD, Maine -- Convents turn to Internet for recruitment

"Modern Family," the TV show known for the gay marriage of Cameron Tucker and Mitchell Pritchett, received the Television Award at the 2012 Catholics in Media Associates, ceremony in Beverly Hills.

At Sartain's cathedral -- “Support the Sisters” vigils will take place on Tuesday evenings — May 8, 15, 22 and 29 — between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Italy -- Catholic Priest Sentenced in Italy for Child Sex Abuse

Commentary -- Sending Catholics Running for Cover By Louis Betty. Religion and academia have never had an easy relationship.

Election 2012 -- The Catholic vote is the 2012 bellwether

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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