Morning Briefing

Dunbar, Scotland -- Parish priest said exiled Cardinal O'Brien still welcome to retire here. Says he'll fight the Vatican for O'Brien's right to retire where he wants.

Australian parliamentary inquiry into sex abuse: Victim's settlement with diocese required him to repay compensation plus interest if case was taken to criminal court

Cardinal Timothy Dolan says: Bishops ready for 'vociferous and rigorous' battle against abortion proposed by N.Y. Governor Cuomo

Rome's Cassandra: On George Weigel The neoconservative leading the fight over the legacy of Vatican II in the American Church.

Shrewsbury, England -- Be wary of media’s agenda for Pope, says Bishop

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Head of new Earth Corps program hopes to emphasize Franciscan spirituality

Through blogs, Catholic moms share their faith as 'digital disciples'

WORCESTER. Mass. -- Catholic schools study to assist in planning

Why Catholic saints are marching into Latin America

Maine -- Diocese of Manchester settles with parents over sexual comments lawsuit

The Archbishop Myers/Fr. Fugee Case -- Appreciation for those who stood up to Catholic Church hierarchy: Editorial

Tucson, Ariz. -- Work to start on San Tan Valley Catholic parish

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Emotions run high as Waterville's first Catholic Church is torn down

The Post-Church Christian: An interview with Carson Nyquist

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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