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Today is the annual March for Life: Anti-abortion marchers to celebrate a new era under Trump

One idea to make the March for Life more than an anti-abortion protest: Catholics could do more to promote the common good by David Atwood

How Trump's wall could beckon a global trade war

New executive orders on immigration policy have advocates, Dreamers apprehensive

If you read only one thing on the NCR website today, read Brian Terrell reflects on the true lesson of Dorothy Day's 'Coffee Cup Mass'

Yesterday's most-read story on the NCR website: North Carolina 'Church in Exile' battles restorationists. This is, of course, part of our tales from the Field Hospital series.

Michael Sean Winters has been on a roll this week. Two of his best:

Catholic bishops in Florida and Georgia urge district attorney not seek death penalty in case of murdered priest.

Don't forget about this: The Church aiming to 'grab hold' of young people with youth synod

Taco emojis and the catacombs of the early church by Sr. Julie Vieira

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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