Election 2012 -- Mitt Romney, Barack Obama face off for the first time tonight 
Election 2012 -- Iowa: Ryan courts Catholics during Dubuque stop , It's doubtful targeting will shift race's dynamics, politics prof says
Election 2012 -- Illinois: Paprocki doesn't back down from political statements 
As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice. 
Milwaukee, Wis. -- Documentary details abuse of deaf boys in Catholic boarding school 
Commentary -- How to find community in a church in schism by Brendan Walsh
CR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.