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NCR Editoral: A too narrow an interpretation of Amoris Laetitia is bad for evangelization, weakens the church

Vatican City -- A member of Pope Francis' commission on clergy sexual abuse has left the group , the second to stop work with the commission.

On the streets of Sicily, global sisters accompany African migrants

Opinion: The partial cease-fire in Syria’s civil war is welcome news. But it must not be allowed to obscure a dangerous new development — the emergence from the war of a Russian-Iranian military axis that could upset hopes for stability in the Middle East, and for containing Russia’s global ambitions, into the future.

Election 2016: In pivotal Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton is outdueling Donald Trump

Election 2016: Bill O'Reilly dispenses advice on Blunting Trump's momentum

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada -- A woman — and also a Roman Catholic priest Jane Kryzanowski's story.

York, Pa. -- Six dioceses now under investigation in Pa. Erie, Greensburg, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Harrisburg and Allentown.

Book review: 'White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America' reviewed by Michael Sean Winters

Dublin, Ireland -- Former Irish president backs theologians call to lift church ban on artificial contraception

Hagatna, Guam -- A Vatican administrator has urged Rome to remove the head of the Catholic Church in Guam over child sex allegations, warning the scandal could bankrupt the church in the deeply religious Pacific territory.

In Case You Missed It: Ken Briggs' commentary -- Benedict On the Rehab Trail

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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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