Morning Briefing

Fr. James Martin, Sr. Norma Pimentel encourage Catholics to help migrants under shadow of Trump policies

Chatham, Canada -- Welcoming Syrian refugees leads to cross-cultural friendships for Ontario communities

Despite Catholic campus support, DACA students fear deportation

The other sanctuary movement: Philippine Catholic churches hiding targets of President Duterte’s drug war

Yangon, Myanmar -- Cardinal Bo calls for 'green theology of liberation'

Modesto, Calif. -- In final message, popular movements cry out for sanctuary

Commentary: Why Muslims could actually thrive under President Trump

The disturbing history of vandalizing Jewish cemeteries

Matthew 25: Loretto community's response to President Trump

Vatican Radio: Pope Francis has given a wide-ranging interview to an Italian magazine run by homeless persons. The interview was published Feb. 28 in the magazine Scarp de' tenis (Sneakers).

A copyright fight, not public relations campaign: Vatican battles for control of Pope Francis' image. The Vatican has hired the global law firm Baker McKenzie to protect its intellectual property rights.

As atheist China warms to the Vatican, religious persecution 'intensifies'

Bishops announce new South Dakota Catholic Conference. The goal is to give a Catholic perspective to issues in the state government.

Read this today because maybe you won't be able to tomorrow: Hang up -- and fast for Lent. Hartford, Conn., archdiocese is urging Catholics to turn off their cell phones and instead talk to God on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Standing Up for Immigrants? It should be, since without them it probably couldn't exist.

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