Morning Briefing

Grafton, Australia -- Anglican Bishop resigns from his post, accepts full responsibility for the incorrect management of claims of abuse

Dolan, Gays and the Boys Scouts

Philippines president counts election successes

The Mind of Francis: International Diplomacy

New Oakland bishop inherits huge debt, frustrated clergy

The Myers/Fugee Case: Editorial from the Star-Ledger Prosecutor's investigation shouldn't stop at Fugee

Commentary: Is Catholic Church taking over health care in Washington? By Danny Westneat We’d never turn our education system over to one church to run. Why are we doing it with health care?

Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference calls the electronic collection of tolls on roadways “morally unjust."

More on the newly formed group Catholic Whistleblowers: Catholic Priests and Nuns Unite to Fight Church's Abuse Problem

Pope Francis urges China's Catholics to stay loyal to Rome

Is Pope Francis an exorcist? Pope's laying on of hands stirs devil of a debate

Support for LCWR drives monthly California vigils

Bishop, doctor say Sudan food crisis provoked by aerial bombing

Ireland at tipping point with abortion laws

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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