Morning Briefing

If you have yet to visit The Field Hospital, NCR's newest blog series on parishes working with those in the margins, start with this story on a church in Canada that sews coats for the homeless.

Column: LGBTQ people need justice, not mercy, from Pope Francis

Church, disability rights groups join forces to battle aid-in-dying laws

ICYMI: Abuse survivor hopes 2016 sees results from Vatican safeguarding body and Catholic Whistleblowers requests Vatican investigation of flaws in US bishops' sex abuse policies

Book Review: Book on Katrina is ambitious, flawed

Episcopal leader: Church will not reverse gay marriage stand

The selective outrage of the Anglican church

The religious right's Donald Trump dilemma

I live in a 'terrorist house': police speak to Muslim boy, 10, over spelling error

No religion is the new religion

Iraq's oldest Christian monastery destroyed by Islamic State

University president allegedly says struggling freshmen are bunnies that should be drowned

Vatican commits to slavery proofing its own supply chains

Former Vatican accountant cleared of smuggling

Pope Francis opens his farm to visitors

Francis to release new book for children

Dublin priest numbers set to fall by 70 percent by 2030

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