Morning Briefing

India says is has successfully test launched missile able to reach major Chinese cities

Russia said a meeting of foreign ministers from the Friends of Syria group in Paris on Thursday was "destructive" and could undermine U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's peace efforts.

Election 2012 -- Obama Edges Romney, Christie Favored for Running Mate

A witness in a clergy sex-abuse trial in Philadelphia testified that he was sexually assaulted in a home owned by West Virginia's Bishop Michael Bransfield. The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston spokesman called the trial a "circus."

Virginia priest who headed child protection office is accused of abuse

Sr. Simone Campbell of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby, reflects on the 40th anniversary of the organization's founding.

Vatican orders LCWR to revise, appoints archbishop to oversee group

Commentary -- The Ultimatum to LCWR by Sr. Maureen Fielder

Lefebvrite schism may be nearing an end

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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