Morning Briefing

Alabama church ties scarves, hats and gloves around trees for those 'stuck out in the cold'

Global Sisters Report looks at vows that wake up the world: When we vow this together, things change. by Tracy Kemme

Santiago, Chile —- Priests reject nomination of bishop in Chile, accuse him of covering up for a pedophile priest

Mobile, Ala. -- Archdiocese attempting to block subpoenas regarding sex abuse allegations against priest

Boston -- The archdiocese is experimenting with commercial development in an effort to leverage underused church real estate to pay for its ministries.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- Mater Pieta nuns care for women bereft of family support

The Latest News from San Francisco:      
Eight California lawmakers take issue with San Francisco archbishop on faculty handbook      
Opponents of changes to San Francisco teacher contracts hold candlelight vigil

How Walmart’s Pay Hike Puts Pressure on McDonald’s


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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