Morning Briefing

Keep up with the papal translation with NCR: Updates, reactions and analysis

Mumbai, India: Pope resignation shocks Catholics

A roundup of tweets, stories on Benedict's resignation

Vatican offices screech to halt amid papal resignation

Church reform group applauds Benedict for 'wise decision to resign'

Los Angeles' recently criticized Mahony to help elect new pope


Pope's Resignation Redefines Papacy, Spurs Talk Of 'Global South' SuccessorVery interesting graphic. Oh yeah, and your humble blogging editor is quoted.

Pope's politics with Bush, Obama

5 things to watch in Obama's State of the Union

State of the Union: "Act two" of Obama's 2nd term

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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