Morning Briefing

EXCLUSIVE: Laity & Nuns Cause High School to Reverse Decision Against Lesbian Alumna

Madison, Wis. -- Bishop Morlino: No ruling can change nature of marriage

When It Comes to Same-Sex Marriage, Both Sides Claim Pope Francis Despite pope's softened rhetoric, LGBT rights exacerbate tensions in Catholic Church.

Vatican City/South Korea -- First details of the upcoming visit of Francis released

India -- Prime Minister Modi promises to help save abducted Jesuit Director of Jesuit Refugee Service was snatched in Afghanistan

The World Cup: Pope Francis Promises Not To Pray For Argentina In World Cup

Vatican City -- Pope Francis calls Europe "tired," saying it risks becoming a "throw-away culture."

Venice, Fla. -- Priests' letter to nuncio denounces bishop

Sharing the power of reading by Kathy Coffey. This reporting comes from NCR's s new website, Global Sisters ReportGlobal Sisters Report, devoted to covering the mission and ministry of Catholic women religious. It offers news, commentary and reflections on spirituality and theology.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- Funeral Mass planned for slain Phoenix priest Second priest, badly beaten, but recovering

Tucson, Ariz. -- Officials and community leaders in Tucson are collecting donations for immigrant women and children from Central America. Border Patrol leaves 80 at bus station.

San Francisco, Calif. -- Nancy Pelosi urges S.F. archbishop to exit marriage march


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:

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.

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

Join the Conversation

Send your thoughts and reactions to Letters to the Editor. Learn more here