Morning Briefing

Washington Public to get first glimpse of King memorial, The site is opening Monday morning without fanfare to kick off a week of celebrations ahead of Sunday's official dedication.

Phoenix diocese cathedral won't allow girl altar servers, Altar duties called part of priesthood prep

Illinois Catholic Charities loses ruling on foster care, Judge rules state is not obligated to renew agencies' contracts

Philadelphia priests gather amid abuse crisis, Many clergy feel uninformed by church, group says

WYD Benedict XVI in Spain: a triumph for this 'meek man of mighty action'

America's conservative Catholics are on the warpath. "Michael Voris is the favourite talking head of the Catholic Taliban."

Chicago Heights, Ill., -- The conference "Sports and Faith" will be hosted at Marian Catholic High School in on Sept. 10. Sponsored by the Catholic Men of Chicago Southland and Young Adult Ministry Chicago.

Australia Group distributes petition urging bishops to question pope about sacking of Toowoomba Bishop Bill Morris. Australia's 42 bishops have ad limina visits in Rome in October

Bishop Frederick F. Campbell of Columbus is second Ohio bishop to ask parishes and schools not to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a national breast cancer charity.

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