Morning Briefing

Exclusive: Bishops' president 'losing hope' Francis will visit India in 2017

Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

Cardinal: Francis considers mandating consultation of laity in bishop selection

Column: Interview with Ken Hackett, US ambassador to Holy See

Young Voices: We are invitations to see God's grace

ICYMI: Helen Prejean sways hearts with the power of stories

Q & A with Sr. Rose Rita Huelsmann, creating connections through prison ministry

Iraqi Christians targeted for deportation face 'death sentence' in Iraq, lawyers say

Trump pushes back on claims that travel ban soon to expire

For Christians In Egypt, Building A New Church Can Set Off Violence

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