Afternoon briefing

I ran across a few news stories that I missed on Morning Briefing, but that I thought you might want to see:

Los Angeles Times: Sex-abuse investigations rip open Catholic Church's secret files

New bishop of Oakland draws praise A capacity audience, which included Gov. Jerry Brown and 18 visiting bishops, filled the cathedral.

Philadelphia -- Archbishop Chaput Places Another Priest on Leave

PP-header2.jpgLooking for an a little inspiration to begin your day?  NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:

Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.

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