Morning Briefing

Health care: high stakes and a Republican divide

New York Times: GOP scrambles as a crucial voice shuns the latest health bill

Washington Post: GOP health-care push faces new obstacles as concerns about preexisting conditions grow


Opinion: Another black boy was killed by police. It's time for more than hashtags.

Book Review: Race and sovereignty, a story of the body

In Kansas City, Missouri, Stand Up KC rallies for workers on May Day

In Kansas City, Kansas, Archdiocese severs ties with Girl Scouts and urges end to cookie sales

Distinctly Catholic: Francis' critique of libertarianism echoes the gospels

James Carroll in The New Yorker: Two Scenes from Pope Francis' revolution of tenderness

Connecticut Catholics prepare for changes under new archdiocesan plan

From Global Sisters Report:

Q & A with Sr. Ranjana Jose, emancipating tribal people from moneylenders

Mary of Magdala proclaims the Resurrection at Manhattan church

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