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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