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Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies at 75

Israel’s US ambassador says Israel ‘not eager’ to battle Obama on Iran deal, but has no choice

The Bay Area embraces $15 minimum wage

Houston -- The Global Sisters Reports team covered the annaul meeting of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious gavel to gavel. Read all the latest here:

Reporter's notebook: Best-laid plans, LGBT outreach, new officers

NCR cover story: Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence

Got questions about Pope Francis’ visit? Here are some answers

Pope names Italian Jesuit to succeed bishop killed in Turkey in 2010

Gary, Ind. -- Bishop encourages men to get connected to Catholic church

Tampa Bay, Fla. -- As Pope talks annulment, local Catholics wait

Bishop removed from a Paraguayan diocese by Pope Francis last year has died aged 69.

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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