Morning Briefing

Pope Francis makes changes to marriage annulment process, emphasizing quick decisions and power of the local bishop. Decrees mark decided departure from approach of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.

Pope meets Israeli president, expresses hope for peace.

From The Washington Post: Conservative opposition inside Vatican among those who don't like Francis reforms.

Cuba's Castros, in old age, warm to Catholicism and its leaders.

Britain and France join Germany in accepting tens of thousands of refugees.

From LA Times: By the numbers, countries who have taken in Syrian refugees, contributed aid.

As Congress returns -- a loaded agenda, little time, a papal visit and another possibility of a government shutdown.

Nuns on the bus hit the road again aiming to "bridge divides" and "transform politics."

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