Morning Briefing

Aquino strengthened after Philippine elections

Philippine Bishops accept Catholic vote not yet at its full strength in elections

Paul Ryan talks solidarity with poor, faith in commencement address

For those who had a hard Mother's Day by Heidi Schlumpf

Tens of thousands march for life in Rome

We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.

Politics in the UK: ‘Being a Catholic Liberal can be difficult’

Columbus, Ohio -- Carla Hale, Fired Gay Catholic School Teacher, Not Backed By Union

Cleveland, Ohio -- Catholic bishop and breakaway congregation continue talks

Commentary -- Cardinal Dolan and America’s troubled Catholic Church By Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

Australia parliamentary inquiry into sexual abuse -- Too few cops for Catholic sex abuse probe, inquiry told

Art student's semi-nude performance still under discussion: Catholic Bishop Suggests ‘Freedom of Speech’ Does Not Allow Religious Disagreements

LA Catholic archdiocese wants key clergy abuse suit tossed

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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