Reader: Newt’s attack on Mitt backfires, Obama still under 50% favorability, Illinois bishop expresses repentance

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on.

Mitt Romney suggests that Newt Gingrich should return over a million dollars in consulting money to failed housing giant Freddie Mac. Gingrich responds suggesting that Romney return money he earned at Bain for laying people off. Newt’s response backfires big time. http://is.gd/jqLHqv

If Romney or Gingrich falter, Rick Perry might take it all, says Ken Klukowski. (It’s possible, but tough.) http://is.gd/qVOVxw

President Obama’s favorable ratings hold steady, still below 50%. http://is.gd/9K61gY

A new Pennsylvania redistricting map would strengthen five congressional districts held by Republicans while pitting two Democrats (Jason Altmire and Mark Critz) in the same district.  http://is.gd/a6heYD

A new Church foundation named after Pope John Paul II promotes Catholic sportsmanship. http://is.gd/QqY10r  

The Diocese of Orange recently purchased the Crystal Cathedral once used by TV preacher Robert Schuller. (I really can’t understand why.) Deacon Kandra thinks to renovate the cathedral, the Diocese ought to hire the person who transformed one church from drab to sacred. http://is.gd/skRZ0L

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Ill., expressed repentance for sins committed by members of the Church, including the sexual abuse of minors. http://is.gd/YH8nyr

“I was taught the faith in Catholic schools using materials that were weak and insubstantial. I wasn’t being taught my faith. The liturgy suffered from experimentation as well,” said Bishop Alexander Sample of Marquette, Mich. http://is.gd/qJLxDF

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