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Newark, N.J. -- Archbishop Myers on Fugee: 'Our decision was appropriate at the time'

Mumbai, India -- Laity Sunday to encourage faith formation

Goa looks to Israel for tourism, agriculture tips

C. S. Lewis, Evangelical Rock Star

Lines Began Overnight for Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

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Nigeria -- Benin Catholics Fault Calls for Bishop's Removal

Hamilton, New Zealand -- Speakers at Year of Faith event call for greater roles for women in church. "Fifty years on, patriarchy is alive and well. It alienates women, making the male the centre of reality."

Hamilton, New Zealand -- Bishop responds to Year of Faith event speakers: “When good people, I mean people who love the Church and who want to play a part in the life and development of the Church, when they are telling us that they don’t feel connected, or they are not always nurtured, or that they feel marginalised, then, yes, we do have a serious problem.”

Pope Francis on bishop selection

Honolulu, Hawaii -- Bishop Larry Silva invested into Royal Order of Kamehameha

Ellicott City, Md. -- Holy Heretics: Inside a renegade Catholic community, where women are priests and minds are open

Retired pope's eyes 'are bright and joyous,' says longtime friend

Three More Super Earths Discovered

Syria death toll tops 100,000, activist group says

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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