Morning Briefing

In Canada, Liberals sweep to power in general election; 78-day campaign was longest in country's history.

In U.S. politics: New poll shows Trump and Carson alone atop GOP field, Fiorina fading.


U.S. sister serving as auditor, describes 'cultural divide' between bishops and lay people.

Puerto Rico's archbishop calls for path to communion for divorced and remarried; says 'spiritual communion not enough.'

From MSW: Prelates begin pushing back against those who claim the synod is rigged and soft on church teaching.


Parliament of World's Religions ends in Utah; plans to meet every two years.

From The Atlantic: The Misplaced Fear of Religion in the Classroom

New Catholic Church stats said to show continuing shift away from ordination to lay responsibility.

More on global Catholic church statistics.


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