Morning Briefing

Francis' Interview with La Repubblica: The Pope: how the Church will change The conversation in the Vatican after the Pope's letter to La Repubblica: "Convert you? Proselytism is solemn nonsense. You have to meet people and listen to them."

Archbishop of Manila: Media 'making too much' of pope comments

Excommunicated Australian priest: I did not give Communion to a dog

Returning to Iraq, US nurse sees war's effects

Vatican City -- Pope Francis formalizes cardinal reform group, reserves decision-making

Catholic Charities of Dallas, Arlington and Fort Worth get grants for citizenship

A French priest blessed his congregation’s mobiles and tablet computers during a special service Sunday, arguing that he believes smartphones are a potential source for good in the world.

Catholic church struggles to create new theology of women

BUFFALO, NY -- Catholic Church Urges Flock To Back Immigration Reform

Sister Edna Ternes, former director of Kalamazoo's Catholic Family Services, dies at age 98

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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