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Obama to propose $1 billion climate fund to research on the projected impacts of climate change, help communities prepare for climate change’s effects and fund “breakthrough technologies and resilient infrastructure.”

Bankruptcy news: Milwaukee -- Archdiocese announces bankruptcy reorganization that creates $7 million debt

South Dakota panel approves child sex abuse task force. 15-member study group would meet between July and January in hopes of creating legislation that would help educate teachers, parents and the community at large on how to prevent abuse and how to help children more quickly.

Polish Catholic church working on abuse procedures

Death Penalty Watch: Ohio's botched execution increases resolve to save David Hammer

Web of Life.jpgExplore the rich biodiversity of Panama in a special eco-series from Global Sisters Report.

Theology for you: With book on God and Darwin, Elizabeth Johnson gets her voice back

Tom Reese's column: Faith and Justice -- Vatican's doctrinal congregation isn't so supreme anymore

pope_comic_app.pngPope Francis Comic Books Now On Your iPhone -- But if you want a real chuckle, check out "Francis, the comic strip" by NCR's resident cartoonist Pat Marrin.

Parish News: Albuquerque, N.M. -- Newman Center parishioners decry Dominican exit

Parish News: Buffalo, N.Y. -- Church closings in limbo as Rome overrules bishop

London -- Megan Hodder, a 20-year-old former atheist who was recently baptized as a Catholic, says Pope Francis' election has been a true test of her new faith.

Beware of Pope Francis: The path he’s taking demands that we change by Timothy Shriver

Boston College: A Conversation with School of Theology and Ministry Dean, Mark Massa, SJ

Seattle archbishop blesses Pax Christi nonviolence vows

PP-header_with-outline.jpgLooking for 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 a blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.

DailyBreadBanner.jpgDaily Bread is a series of 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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June 16-29, 2017