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Bishop Jane Holmes Dixon: Remembering a great woman and role model

A New Inquisition: The Vatican targets US nuns by Jason Berry

Küng still resists the ‘Roman Inquisition’ by Jason Berry

Westminster MP calls Catholic attacks on marriage equality 'unseasonal', 'unfair' and 'inaccurate'

Web of Life.jpgExplore the rich biodiversity of Panama in a special eco-series from Global Sisters Report.

US bishops say: action needed in response to Newtown shooting tragedy

Cebu City, Philiippines -- The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines will not have a list of candidates for the Catholic faithful to vote in the coming May 2013 midterm elections. Conference president promises not retaliation for legislators who voted for reproductive health bill.

Columbia, S.C. -- As longtime pastor retires, friends recall his ‘justice, dignity and fairness’

PP-header2.jpgLooking for an a little inspiration to begin your day?  NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:

Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.


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June 16-29, 2017