Morning Briefing

CHICAGO -- Fr. Andrew Greeley's life celebrated in funeral Mass

Commentary -- We face clear moral choices in priorities of our federal budget, by Peg Chemberlin

Syria/Israel -- Syrian fighting over Golan crossing puts Israeli forces on high alert

Komen’s Cancellations? The breast cancer charity scrapped fundraisers in seven cities, prompting questions about whether the group has run its course.

Nuns’ US tour for immigration reform to end in San Francisco

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

Philadelphia Is Ground Zero in the Fight to Save Catholic Schools

Catholic agency breaks ground on homeless center in Washington state

Manila -- Catholic priests against new law allowing them to carry guns -- Bishops' conference calls for gun ban

Victoria, Australia -- Catholic church revises up number of child sex abuse victims

Australian bishop launches petition for council on sex abuse

Catholic church works to stop shopping on Sundays in Italy

Baltimore nun, Mother Mary Lange, on long road to sainthood

Seattle -- Fledgling national priests’ group to tackle broad agenda at their June 24-27 assembly

Richardton, N.D. -- Cardinal Raymond Burke preaches priest retreat in North Dakota

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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