Morning Briefing

Philadelphia -- Ex-archdiocese official admits $900,000 theft

Election 2012 -- Romney plans trip to Israel as Bain problem hits the big screen (with video)

Catholic nuns’ bus tour concludes in nation’s capital

The Catholic nuns finish “Nuns on the Bus” tour blasting the GOP budget as “immoral” (with video)

Pope appoints doctrinal watchdog with links to 'Marxist' Catholics Gerhard Ludwig Müller, who has defended liberation theologists and written a book on the poor, will lead key department.

Explore this NCR special report with recent articles on the topic of immigration and family separation.

Austraila -- Lawyer seeks Royal Commission into Catholic clergy abuse

Maine Bishop Richard Malone Insists He Remains Opposed To Gay Marriage

Christians are loyal to Egypt, Melkite patriarch tells president

6 former Episcopal clergymen are ordained in Catholic Church

Catholic hospital in Reno sold, but will retain religious values

The 2012 International Babywearing Conference Draws 300. Catholic University hosted the annual event, which offers parents the chance to share ways to wrap and carry their babies. An integral part of “attachment parenting,” “babywearing” is a term coined by Dr. William Sears in “The Baby Book,” which is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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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