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Election 2012 -- Republicans, Romney ride debate wave into 'Super Saturday' voter-contact effort

Election 2012 -- The Biden-Ryan vice presidential debate expectations and more

Pope launches drive to reclaim lapsed Western Catholics

Pope opens bishop synod, names 2 church doctors

John L. Allen Jr.: Reflections on the ‘butler did it’ verdict

We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.

Venezuela's Chavez revels in re-election victory

An estimated 23 percent of Dutch children removed from troubled homes became victims of sexual abuse once they were put in state-funded institutions, more than three times the national average

, according to a commission's findings published Monday.

Philippine Rebel Group Agrees to Peace Accord To End Violence in South

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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