Morning Briefing

NCR's reporting project Global Sisters Report is chock full of news and features this week. Check it out and spend a little time there.

Diocesan social action directors take time to focus on ‘Laudato Si’’

To convince Congress, President Obama selling Iran deal to the public: Rejecting The Iran Deal Means War: 'Those Are The Dictates Of Cold Hard Logic'

Netanyahu's video message to American Jews: Iran deal will bring war, ‘nightmare’ atomic arms race

What's it all mean anyway? 'Daily Show With Jon Stewart' redefined TV success as a natural fit for social media

Milwaukee. Wis. -- With violence on rise, area churches look for answers

After a year of high-profile killings by police, Americans' views on race have shifted

Philadelphia -- 23,000 Signature Petition Asks Archbishop Chaput to Protect LGBT Teachers

Los Angeles convent dispute speaks to larger issues of property rights for sisters

A year after fleeing, Dominican Sisters in Iraq face day-to-day struggle

Australia -- Site of George Pell royal commission hearing is moved to Melbourne, rather than in the regional town of Ballarat. Abuse victims say Pell ‘clearly fears coming to Ballarat’

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- 600 claims filed -- what next for archdiocese bankruptcy?

Study finds: Religion Better for Mental Health Than Sport

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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