Morning Briefing

Francis' encyclical on environment to be released June 18.

A CNS video: Catholicism and the challenge of ecology.

Head of Evangelical Environmental Network: Climate action is pro-life, a moral imperative.

Catholic school teachers in Archdiocese of San Francisco say revised handbook could reduce legal protection against discrimination "based on personal life issues."

Tracy K. Smith's Ordinary Light: A Memoir explores middle-class blackness in the post-civil rights era.

Fortunate Families, a Catholic group supporting parents of LGBT children, told it can't exhibit at World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

Swift exit for controversial Archbishop Leonard, primate of Belgium. He turned 75 in May.

Phyllis Zagano: Imagining that women could image Christ.

Pope Francis picks up tab so homeless people can make pilgrimage to the Shroud of Turin.

Patient persistence of Holy Family Sisters in Western India transforms lives of children with physical and learning disabilities.

Is solar energy on the rise? A brief look at changing attitudes and practices.



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