Morning Briefing

Latest development in the Sr. Dorothy Stang's Case: New trial for suspect in nun's slaying

Cordileone finds irony in timing of Minnesota gay marriage law

Buenos Aires bus tours: Buenos Aires launches Pope Francis tours

Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese settles lawsuit involving a priest convicted last year of producing child pornography.

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna: Received two "strong signs" that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was "the chosen one" in the run up to vote.

Francis calls for 'ethical' reform of financial system

Church defrocks Chilean priest for child sex abuse

Catholic priest tells of the suffering Church in the Central African Republic racked by violence

Priest in Politician’s Clothing Eyes Top Seat in Zambia

The Philippines -- Catholic priest fails in Masbate gubernatorial race

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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