Morning Briefing

Rhode Island -- Priest to legislators: I will campaign against you from church. The email was sent to the 26 state senators who voted for marriage equality.

From Catholic Whistleblowers: What Impedes the Revelation of the Truth?

Altoona, Wis. -- Church tells scout troop to find new meeting place

Sources tell me this story is heating up: Mystery priest appears to pray over crash victim, then vanishes

Vatican religious prefect: 'New attitude' needed with nuns

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

Boston's Cardinal Sean O'Malley: Pope prefers to talk love, not abortion

Sr. Simone Campbell is writing a memoir. Its working title is ‘A Nun on the Bus’

Pope Francis is unsettling -- and dividing -- the Catholic right

Dublin -- A website that sought to provide advice on how people could formally leave the Catholic church is shutting down. Canon law change made site irrelevant, founder says.

Los Angeles Times letters: Why gender matters in the Catholic church

The op-ed that sparked the letters: Pope Francis' woman problem by Diane Winston

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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