In the news, November 8

Was this 19-year-old girl in Detroit killed by paranoia?

Add in housing expenses and U.S. poverty is worse than current measure suggests.


Cardinal Dolan's letter to Congress pushing immigration reform—again—gets noticed by the Wall Street Journal.

As Bishop Meet, Hopes Are Raised, and the man who would be USCCB president is profiled in USA Today. Here's more on the matter from Josh McElwee.

Super Typhoon Haiyan barrels across the central Philippines.

Same-sex marriage campaign gathers steam in Ireland.

As controversy continues over handling of abuse allegations, a rally is planned outside the Cathedral of St. Paul on Saturday to ask Archbishop John Nienstedt to step aside.

Athiests heart Francis.

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I have found myself for the first time truly afraid of what it means to ask and to allow my children to be part of the church.
Kerry WeberAugust 15, 2018
Cardinal William H. Keeler in May 2009. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) 
A Pennsylvania report accuses Keeler of covering up sexual abuse allegations while serving as bishop of Harrisburg.
Associated PressAugust 15, 2018
With her appeal to emotion, Gadsby reminds audiences to see the vulnerable, resilient human being behind the humiliated stand-up comic.
Allyson EscobarAugust 15, 2018
Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley and Deacon Bernie Nojadera, executive director of the U.S. bishops' Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection, are pictured during the 2017 Catholic convocation in Orlando, Fla.  (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
“Our first job is to listen, to be empathetic,” said Deacon Bernie Nojadera, the executive director of the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat for the Protection of Children and Young People.