Morning Briefing

Vatican secretary of state: COP21 'crucial path' in long-term process

Francis: World close to suicide over climate change

After Paris attacks, France, Muslim community must address new challenges

Association of Catholic Priests voices 'disquiet' over Vatican's selection of Irish bishops

African bishops praise caregivers of people with HIV, AIDS

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'VatiLeaks' trial rescheduled for Dec. 7

Over at Global Sisters Report: 1980-2015 -- Memory of El Salvador's church martyrs lives on

US women religious look back on El Salvador martyrs, ahead to delegation to mark 35th anniversary

Melbourne, Australia archbishop says church failed to recognize pedophiles

Italy drives Muslims underground

Vatican in row with residents over cobbled streets

Francis pushes for affordable Catholic schools

Miracle or fungus? Utah dioceses investigates 'bleeding' host

Priest who stole nearly $600,000 from Troy parish faces possible prison sentence

French priest admits stealing $741,000 from churchgoers


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