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Is the pope's hundred-day honeymoon nearing its end? People love him, but Vatican insiders may be growing uneasy.

Cardinal Dolan makes first visit to NYC mosque, meets with Staten Island Muslim leaders

What Catholics know about power by Nicole Sotelo

NCR editorial: Sensible gun control is still possible

Pope Francis tells journalists to attack hypocrisy

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Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Broken promises and corruption fuel Brazil protests

Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Brazil's president grasps for answer to protests, violence

Newport Beach, Calif. -- Hospital's abortion ban linked to new Catholic partner

Off the Thanni-Eravipuram coast, south India -- Catholic association members fast to save coast from erosion

Fort Wayne, Ind. -- Bishop to offer Mass in place of removed priest

NCR's Tom Roberts in is Guatemala: Back to Guatemala

.Summer Solstice 2013: Why It's the First Day of Summer This year's summer solstice will be followed by the year's largest supermoon.

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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