Morning Briefing

Washington -- Republicans to tackle cuts in food stamp program

The Food Stamp Debacle

Raleigh, N.C. -- N.C. House approves abortion legislation

Dublin, Ireland -- Ireland approves 'life-saving' abortions for first time

Commentray: Ireland and abortion: this inadequate, fraudulent bill reflects the decline of Catholic political influence by Tim Stanley

New to NCR: Obituaries.
Visit these pages to remember and celebrate the lives of those we have recently lost.

Commentray: The Catholic Health Association v. the bishops v. Obama by Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Catholic Charities of Syracuse wins $600,000 federal grant to help homeless vets

Warsaw, Poland -- Tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska has been dropped as an ambassador of a Polish Catholic group after posing nude for a US sport and health magazine.

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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