Morning Briefing

If you haven't seen it yet, stop what you are doing and read NCR's profile of Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago

Then, check out these other stories at NCRonline:

Eco Catholic: Climate action gets smaller, one oasis at a time

Vatican officials warn against division over Amoris Laetitia

Priest in child porn case had been vetted by Rome on prior sex abuse claim

Supreme Court agrees to take up church hospitals' pension dispute

New center shows church's ongoing commitment to immigrants, says bishop

Disney's 'Moana' is a hit with heart 

In other news around the web: 

New York: 46 claims filed in 2 months to priest abuse victims program

Malaysian prime minister leads protest against 'genocide' of Rohingya

Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

US cautions crackdown in Myanmar could radicalize Muslims

After the Islamic State: As the caliphate crumbles, rival movements struggle for the soul of Sunni jihadism

How Muslims defined American 'cool'

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