Morning Briefing

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The male Supreme Court justices who voted against her have a "blind spot" when it comes to women.

A round up of analysis and opinion: What Will ‘Religious Liberty’ Mean in a Post-Hobby Lobby Context?

Israel opens door to longer campaign: Israel Calls Up 16,000 Reservists to Replenish Forces in Gaza

Netanyahu: Israel will destroy Gaza tunnels, with or without cease-fire

Gaza and the Just War theory: If you wrong us, shall we not revenge? by Jacaranda Turvey Tait and Tobias Winright

Maiduguri, Nigeria -- Sisters in northern Nigeria face Boko Haram with faith by Melanie Lidman 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.

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Twin Cities Archbishop Nienstedt vows to 'continue serving as I have been called to do'

In his 20-minute interview with the Star Tribune, a poised Nienstedt calmly took on questions on clergy sex abuse, the financial stability of the church and his own sexuality. “I’m not gay,” he said. “And I’m not anti-gay.”

Pope's tweet opens window to an invisible workforce by Juana Flores

Montville, Conn. — The state Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 jury verdict that awarded St. Bernard School in Uncasville more than $800,000 in a lawsuit against Bank of America.

Former Gov. Ted Strickland, D-Ohio: I Tried to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

Dubious Theology Behind Catholic Opposition to Contraception Compromise By Patricia Miller

Looking 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:

PP-header_with-outline.jpgPencil Preaching is 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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