Morning Briefing

Vatican City and Limburg, Germany -- Pope temporarily suspends Germany's 'luxury bishop' from diocese

Manila, Philippines -- Philippine conference talks through new evangelization challenges in Asia

New German missal translation runs into difficulties

Triple Whammy: An Immigration, Prisoner’s Rights, and Pro-Life Case

Auckland, New Zealand -- Damaged by February 2011 earthquake, the future of the Catholic cathedral remains unclear.

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Springfield, Ill. -- Same-sex marriage advocates wearing rainbow sashes won’t be allowed at Mass -- Bp. Paprocki calls their plans to pray the rosary for marriage equality “blasphemous.”

Chicago -- A female employee of McDonald's removed from a meeting and arrested for asking its President Jeff Stratton about fair wages

Church wavers on child sex scandals in pope's homeland. Questionable handling of child molestation cases in Argentina, Chile, the Dominican Republic and Peru

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- North St. Paul calls for "a "do-over with our archdiocesan leadership."

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Church Whistleblower Says She 'Didn't Do Enough'

Little Rock, Ark. -- A teacher who lost her job at a Catholic girls' high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner wants an apology from the school but not her job back.

Vatican official reaffirms teaching on divorced, remarried Catholics

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