Morning Briefing

Obama makes history, confronts past in Hiroshima

Bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London this week in a Colloquium to discuss Catholic Approaches to Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament.

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders appear to have agreed to a debate. So what would that debate look like?

All week Bernie Sanders has galloped about California, showing up in places where presidential candidates usually don’t tread. Why?

Sacramento, Calif. -- 50-years-to-life sentence upheld for killer who was 16 at time of shooting

Fr. Tom Reese asks: What's next in the contraceptive mandate case?

Christin Tomy writes: In a little less than a month I'll make my first profession. The date has been chosen, and the invitations have been sent. The liturgy is planned. And I'm not sure I'm ready.

Catholic Charities, McAllen, Texas -- Border Witness Program puts faces to the influx of migrants to the US

AAA is estimating that around 38 million people will be sharing the roads in the U-S this Memorial Day weekend. Cheap Gas for the Holiday, but Its Days Are Numbered

Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Email Scandal, Saying 'It Was Allowed'

Commentary: We shouldn’t kill people who kill people by Andrew Rivas, the government and community relations director for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

On the Docket: Immigration, srestrictions on abortion clinics, affirmative action, police powers, guns and domestic violence: In the final stretch, how will a divided Supreme Court rule on these big cases?

Philippine Bishops’ Film Critic Serves On Cannes Jury

Global Sisters Report, NCR's reporting project, is taking a deep look into mining around the world with stories now from Ghana, Guatemala, Canada and Australia.

DailyBreadBanner.jpgStart your day inspired with daily scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings.

Or reflect on Pencil Preaching.jpgPencil Preaching by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.

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