Morning Briefing

Catholics In Philippines Turn To Church To Cope With Typhoon

Vatican downplays mafia threats against Pope Francis

Springfield, Ill. -- Paprocki to seek exorcism for 'sin of same-sex marriage'

Sydney -- Cardinal Pell's response to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Child Abuse

Pope Francis: Our Lady "is not a postmistress who sends messages every day"

Cheney family at odds over gay marriage

Women bishops: Anglo-Catholics run up the white flag  -- "Traditionalists ready to allow women bishops," says the headline in England's The Times today.

Controversial nun speaks out on war in Syria

Philadelphia -- Synod survey goes online in Philadelphia archdiocese

Georgia Catholic bishops: The hungry need to be heard -- Join other faith communities in opposing changes to SNAP that would result in cuts that harm the poor and vulnerable.

Gallup, N.M. -- Diocese’s bankruptcy hearing starts

High Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland -- Parish fury as Catholic Church suspends rogue priest over 'sexual bullying' exposé

Images of Hindu deities on beer bottles removed

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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