Morning Briefing

Here's what's happening on the NCR website today: 

Today is the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero. Archbishop John Quinn of San Francisco attended the funeral and wrote a personal account. Also, check out the piece on Romero as El Salvador's most trusted news source.

The Soul Seeing column talks about putting a poet in your pocket

Catholic leaders in Europe fear the 'slippery slope' of euthanasia

Colman McCarthy's column profiles a woman who went from tortured prisoner to Harvard graduate

Francis in the Baltics:
Read NCR's on-the-ground coverage of the latest papal trip

Michael Sean Winters starts a three-part series today on Catholic mission, religious freedom and LGBT rights

At Global Sisters Report, don't miss this piece about being on the front lines of mining protests in Guatemala

National news from around the web: 

International news from around the web: 


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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