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Federal judge strikes down Guam's gay marriage ban

Katie Couric talks with Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff at the heart of a Supreme Court case that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. She also talks with opponents.

The Josh Duggar case reminds SNAP executive direct David Clohessy of abuse cases in the Catholic church, and he says, When persons in authority who have a brand or institution to protect say they've reported to police, be skeptical

Pakistan court frees 8 of 10 men charged with schoolgirl Malala's attack

UN talks in Bonn this week are paving the way for COP21 in December.

One sister's experience with the TSA Precheck program: She doesn't look dangerous

Cincinnati, Ohio -- Final Mass: When a Catholic school runs out of money

Diocese of Port Pirie, Australia -- Catholic Bishop warns children of same-sex couples will be next ‘Stolen Generation’ (The term Stolen Generations describes the many Aboriginal – and some Torres Strait Islander – people who were forcibly removed from their families as children by past Australian Federal, State and Territory government agencies, and church missions, from the late 1800s to the 1970s.)

Panaji, India -- Children prove abilities under patient persistence of Xavier Academy in India

Pope's visit to Sarajevo "important for whole region

Guatemalan bishops offer support to anti-government protesters

In their quest to reform the liturgy, some Catholics hope to remake the culture. A report from Sacra Liturgia USA, an annual gathering of mostly American and British priests and seminarians to discuss ways to bring the sacred back to Catholic worship.

Young Voices columnist Mike Jordan Laskey says It's time for a theology of encounter

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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