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Election 2016: Republican leaders are watching Donald Trump's campaign with growing alarm as they fear a landslide at the top of the ticket could wipe away their hard-fought congressional majority. Republicans warn Trump: Right the ship or lose Senate

NCR Editorial: GOP must reject Trump, reclaim the party's dignity

Election 2016: About A Third Of Bernie Sanders’ Supporters Still Aren’t Backing Hillary Clinton

Election 2016: Trump fundraising sets off Clinton camp alarms

As the Leadership Conference of Women Religious gathers in Atlanta this week, Global Sisters Report offers this analysis: Letters to sisters and invitations to Rome continue a conversation Is this part two of the investigation? Or are we too quick to be defensive and too slow to remember what sisters asked for again and again during the process?

ICYMI: Not naming names, bishops denounce Biden over role in same-sex wedding Said he was sowing confusion about Catholic teaching on marriage “and the corresponding moral obligations.”

Profile of the archbishop of Dublin: Diarmuid Martin remains a maverick among the clergy

Have you been reading our new blog series,"Reconciliation in Chicago"? It's about a group of religious in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago. Our work, sometimes, is as simple (and difficult) as offering a safe place for young people to just be, safe from street violence.

Northern Ireland -- Edward Daly: Retired Bishop of Derry dies His photograph became the iconic image of Bloody Sunday in 1972

This is the question being asked in my household: Is school year starting too early?

The Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests: Female Catholic bishop holds service in Dublin

The Sioux City Journal of Sioux City, Iowa, is looking for reader input: Speakout: What do you think about the possible role of female deacons in the Catholic church?

Remembering Hiroshima in London

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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