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103,400 refugees flee Syria in a month as humanitarian crisis deteriorates

Election 2012 -- Obama Plan Pares Deficit as Romney Pledges End Without the Means

Election 2012 -- What to watch at the Democratic convention Tuesday

Election 2012 -- Robert George in the Wall Street Journal: Cardinal Dolan Goes to Charlotte The cardinal's presence confounds efforts by the abortion-rights and gay-marriage movements to stigmatize and marginalize those who refuse to fall into line.

Election 2012 -- U.S. Catholic Bishops Side With Dems, Not GOP, on Main Issues of 2012 By Julie Leininger Pycior

Plan for Catholic Church Makes Waves in Bahrain The uproar reflects the widening influence and confidence of hardline Sunni groups, who have been a key support for the monarchy as it faces a wave of protests led by Shiites demanding greater political rights.

Seattle Catholic school pins hopes on charter-style changes

Tretnon and Camden, N.J. -- Catholic schools adapting to change

Britian -- Guilty verdict for three Catholic peace activists Had challenged the UK's nuclear weapons policy,

Rembering Martini: Italy mourns cardinal who said Catholic church was 200 years out of date

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars

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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