Morning Briefing

Election 2012 -- When ‘God’s will,’ rape and pregnancy collide. People “should have compassion for the person whose life is messed up by this and not make her an instrument for our idiosyncratic, theological commitment."

Election 2012 -- Obama, Romney Focus on 'Swing States'

Election 2012 -- What if the election ends in a tie?

Pittsburgh-- Catholic Diocese to seek $125 million to fund 'the intangibles'

Oklahoma -- Catholic Priest Builds Chapel Next To Warr Acres Abortion Clinic

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Anambra State, Nigeria -- Police kill three kidnap suspects, rescue Catholic priest

Archbishop Chaput: ‘We are Catholics before we are Americans’

Calgary, Canada -- Catholic schools to consult parents on HPV vaccine

Washingon State, UAS -- Marriage amendment: Soul-searching over a future as Catholics

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