Morning Briefing

Francis warns church against ‘deceiving itself’ by thinking it operates under its own power

Word choices scrutinized in coverage of Oregon standoff

Land tenure issues complicate rebuilding in Philippines after disaster strikes

Book Review: You have not read this book on pets before

Friend of Dorothy Day and Mother Teresa talks her journey of faith

Police search for vandal who left bacon at Florida mosque

Pastor who said Islam was 'doctrine spawned from hell' cleared by court

The cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran that's tearing apart the Middle East, explained

The devastating story of Washington's peeping-tom rabbi

Anne Frank's diary belongs to the world now. Will we see her differently?

Anti-spanking rules outweigh Christian couple's devotion to corporal punishment

Spanish archbishop implies women are to blame for domestic violence

Journalist defends Vatican exposé

Nude man streaks through Vatican basilica

Catholic church linked to Uganda child labor

Franciscan priest freed from captivity in Syria

Natalie Cole bonded with Kentucky priest who almost gave her his kidney


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