Morning Briefing

'I believe in love:' Francis launches first video prayer message

Texas bishop rips 'cowboy mentality' against gun control

Event seeks to explore common ground between Catholics and Protestants

Pope Francis erects new Syro-Catholic Apostolic Exarchate in Canada

Catholic church in Northern Ireland appealing against Belfast high court ruling easing near-total ban on abortions in region

Vatican hits out at Charlie Hebdo for showing God carrying an assault rifle

Catholic church in Germantown, Md., fires cantor after his same-sex marriage

It’s harder than it looks to link inequality with global turmoil?

World stock markets slide as panic in China spreads

Germany springs to action over hate speech against migrants

After mass shootings, some on Wall St. see gold in gun makers

Ross Douthat on how Donald Trump loses

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