Morning Briefing

Sr. Elizabeth Johnson address to LCWR: Sisters ahead of hierarchy in living Vatican II renewal

LCWR members pass renewable energy resolution

LCWR met in Nashville last week. Read NCR coverage here: LCWR 2014

Seoul, South Korea -- It's Francis the healer in Korea

Seoul, South Korea -- Fasting father, 'soul of nation,' greets Francis

Pope Francis in Korea. Read all our coverage here: Francis in Korea

Immigration and U.S. history: Unthinkable violence drives Hondurans north to United States

Britain Says Iraq Campaign Will Last ‘Weeks and Months’

UK Iraq Mission No Longer Strictly Humanitarian

New Delhi, India -- Salesians launch gender sensitivity education The program aims to make trainers to promote change the mindset in the young people through education in favor of gender equality.

More than 100 people gathered in downtown Davenport, Iowa, Sunday for an interfaith rally to support children fleeing Central America to enter the United States. 'Love Without Borders'

Elphin, Ireland -- Bishop criticises ‘dehumanising’ treatment of asylum seekers

NM bishops criticize food stamp rule that restores a 20-hour-a-week work requirement for childless adults to get food stamps.

GRS at in Korea -- President Park turns blind eye to off-track horse betting across from her old Catholic High School 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.

Nigeria: Catholic Diocese Bars Corpses in Churches as part of the measures of checking the spread of deadly Ebola virus.

More church crosses taken down in China

Pope Francis’ Trip to Philly Could Change Conversations on Family Life

Kate Childs Graham recommends 10 things Pope Francis should do in Philadelphia

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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