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Catholic Bishops Conflicted Over Gays, Immigration

Catholic Church in Germany may OK morning-after pill

Salt Lake City -- Holy Rosary: The parish that got buried

L.A. Archdiocese considers $200-million fund drive amid scandal

Churches, faith groups across nation plan 'preach-in' on global warming

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Houston, Texas -- Archbishop praises former Anglicans for their zeal for Catholic faith

Burlington, Vt. -- Bishop Voices Opposition to End-of-Life Bill in Senate

This is not, of course, Catholic news but the headline struck me as sooo oxymornonicGrunge, punk styles set to rock New York Fashion Week runways

Now this is a Catholic fashion piece: What's the message on the runway for Baroque fashions? And here: Papal fashion

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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