Morning Briefing

Pope Francis' May Day Message: Work is "fundamental for dignity."

A test case for Pope Francis: What is to be done about Archbishop Myers?

New Jersey State Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle: "Newark Archbishop John J. Myers must go." And if he won't go, remove him.

Fr. Fugee -- Trenton, N.J., bishop says he didn't know the Newark, N.J., priest was working in Trenton diocese.

Chicago -- Men allege abuse, sue religious order in Cook court. Three high schools run by Christian Brothers cited.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Catholic church excommunicates Brazil priest for liberal views

Pittsburgh: Half-naked art student's pope parody perturbs Catholic League

The Roman Catholic diocese of Brooklyn has unveiled a new ad campaign which describes Jesus as the “original hipster” in a bid to attract new parishioners.

Edinburgh, Scotland -- Cardinal who resigned over inappropriate conduct with four priests moves to new digs.

Syria crisis: Let UN search for chemical weapons, says opposition

FDA Lowers Age for Buyers of Plan B Pill to 15

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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