Morning Briefing

A timeline of laws: Before and after Roe v. Wade

40 years after Roe v. Wade, more states restricting abortion

Files show how Catholic Church leaders in LA controlled damage. Archdiocese's document stash becoming available.

'I am sorry,' Cardinal Mahony says amid new priest abuse details

Read the Full LA Times account: L.A. church leaders sought to hide sex abuse cases from authorities with links to the documents.

Diocese of Saginaw to reduce services at 53 of 109 churches across mid-Michigan. Read more here.

Berlin, Germany -- Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki has finalized plans to cut the number of churches in the Archdiocese of Berlin by over 70 percent in seven years.

Lutherans bristle at suggestion of joining Catholic Church

Bishop In Mali Says People In Hiding, Afraid To Enter Churches

Toronto, Canada -- Ontario bishops issue school guide for social teaching

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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