Morning Briefing

Kansas City, Mo. -- Apostolic nuncio confirms receipt of Bishop Finn appeal

Kansas City, Mo. -- KC Diocese Settles 2 Lawsuits For $1.8 Million

Addressing income inequality: A higher minimum wage is just the start

Consistory and new Cardinals: Under Benedict’s eye, Francis tells cardinals to be peacemakers

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Advocate (Patrick Wall), reporter (MPR's Madeleine Baran) discuss archdiocese project Scroll to bottom of this page to see full statement of the archdiocese.

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Australia: WHAT will Bill reveal? That is the question on everyone's lips. Answers expected as Bishop Morris goes before commission Morris is the former Toowoomba bishop Benedict sacked.

Newburgh, N.Y. -- Catholic churches consider consolidation, construction of new church

Ghana -- Association of Catholic Teachers head asks religious bodies to invest 2 percent of annual budgets in schools.

For Boston Catholics who have drifted for more than a decade,is the promise of Pope Francis enough to bring them back?

A look back on Dupuis' skirmish with the Vatican by Gerald O'Collins

St. Louis, Mo. -- St. Stanislaus courts a new future. Exploring affiliations with the Episcopal Church, the Ecumenical Catholic Church, the Polish National Catholic Church and Roman Catholic Womenpriests

Editorial: Los Angeles’s Costly Lesson for the Vatican

Central African Republic: Catholic Leaders Praise Missionary Priests, Nuns Still in Nation

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Pencil Preaching is blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.

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