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St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Archbishop and auxiliary resign 10 days after archdiocese is charged with failing to protect children

The Vatican also has announced that disgraced former papal nuncio Jozef Wesolowski, accused of misconduct with children while he was the pope's ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will be tried at the Vatican with international legal cooperation. 

Statements from Statement from Archbishop Nienstedt , Bishop Piché and Archbishop Hebda, apostolic administrator

San Antonio -- Workforce program moves people up out of low-paying jobs

Catholic Theological Society of America -- NCR's Heidi Schlumpf attended this year's annual conference of the CTSA in Milwaukee. Read her reports here: CTSA convention 2015

St. Louis -- The U.S. bishops met for their annual spring meeting last week. They made statements on immigration and racism and debated the family synod, marriage and "future priorities." Here are all of NCR's stories on this very busy meeting.

Chicago Sun-Times Editorial: Pope Francis a partner in Chicago Archdiocese reforms

Czech Republic -- Pope Francis takes significant step forward with Jan Hus comments

Is 'Game of Thrones' Anti-Catholic?

Anticipating the June 18 release of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, we are revisiting some of our earlier reporting and analysis of the themes and issues the encyclical is expected to address. Read all of our coverage here.

Not content with race and the church by Marianist Sr. Nicole Trahan


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:

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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