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NCR's coverage of the documents concern sex abuse in the Milwaukee archdiocese will continue throughout today. Check back more more news and analysis.

Vatican confirms Catholic priest was killed in Syria

Chennai, India -- Tamil Nadu priest faces extradition to US over 'sexual abuse' allegations

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh files suit over FOIA request. Diocese sought to learn how Feds created new rules requiring employers to pay for insurance that covers contraception, sterilization and abortion

Vatican City -- Leaders of troubled Vatican bank resign

Commentary: Beyond reform: Why not close the Vatican bank? by Francis J. Butler

Association of U.S. Catholic Priests considers resolutions on church renewal

Guantanamo Bay prison poses moral dilemma for White House

Catholic theologians discuss conversion, dialogue with bishops

Commentary: Catholic church should support Boy Scouts' decision on sexual orientation by Fr. Peter Daly

Central African bishops: Insurgence has ruined nation's social fabric

St. Cloud, Minn. -- Three women priests ordained on Sunday

Commentary: Vatican infighting: We told you two popes could be a problem Speculation on who will head the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Sacraments

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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