Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the most at stake in tonight’s GOP debate. Perry has slipped for three straight weeks in the polls and Herman Cain’s support has skyrocketed. Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker noted that Perry was not on the campaign trail at all yesterday. “But the candidate with perhaps... More
Over at Benedictine College’s Gregorian Institute, the Catholic Hall of Fame has its first entrants: The Ten Greatest Catholic Intellectuals in American History.
An impressive group of American Catholic leaders voted for the list; more categories will follow.
One lesson the list teaches: The Church has suffered great losses in the past few years — enormous losses: Father Richard John Neuha... More