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PBC News & Comment Tuesday, July 24

Philadelphia priest gets 3 years in prison for covering up child sex crimes, as bishops launch political propaganda video   Watch the video here.

–retired Vermont Gov. Madeline Kunin says that only 17% of members of Congress are female, in this excerpt from our in-depth interview to be released tomorrow

–Scott Shane on NY Times blog explores the (im)balance of security vs. privacy

–federal judge in Texas complains about the huge number of wiretaps approved, and the secrecy that enshrouds 99% of the cases

–Romney attacks Obama on foreign policy and whistleblowers, for the wrong reasons

–over 100 killed in coordinated attacks in Iraq on Monday