Morning Briefing

Obama sends Congress $3.77T spending plan, riles both sides

In budget fight, President Obama has failed to bring public opinion with him.

Editorial: GOP budget fails moral standard

Buffalo, N.Y. -- State Legislature should increase penalties for cases of child abuse

Miami, Fla. -- Mother Teresa’s nuns not permited to feed the poor That's a pun. They are still feeding the poor.

Manila, the Philippines -- A recent survey by Social Weather Stations found that One in 11 considers leaving Catholic Church

Green Bay, Wis. -- School vouchers take center stage at state budget hearing

Albuquerque, N.M. -- Immigrants bring fervor, family to parish

Poll: Faith communities on board with immigration reform

Sitka, Alaska -- Juneau bishop to hold public forum in Sitka

In France, Foreign Aid in the Form of Priests

Did Detroit Archbishop Vigneron tell Catholics who support marriage equality that they could not receive communion? No, he didn't, but ...

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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