Morning Briefing

NY High Court Backs Insurer In Priest Sex Abuse Case

US priest hopes for 'a brighter, better Northern Ireland'

St. Luke Institute president resigns as investigation continues in N.H.

Buddhists and Christians meet for talks in Rome

Vatican denies rift over handling of US sisters

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LCWR president talks church authority, dialogue

R.I.'s same-sex marriage law is 'serious injustice,' archbishop says

NCR Book Club -- No turning back on spiritual justice for women

Church Approval Or Not, More Women Seeking Priesthood

Germany: Bishop's offer of special diaconate for women ‘not enough'

Physicist Stephen Hawking won't attend Israeli conference. Has he joined a boycott to protest Israel's treatment of the Palestinians??

Kenya condom advert opposed by Catholic Church

Newt Gingrich Claims LGBT Rights Undermine Catholic Rights

Commentary from Nigeria: Nonviolence as a virtue: Remembering Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. after 45 yearsBy Fr. Ojaje Idoko

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