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Sacramento, Calif. -- Bill to allow sex abuse victims more time to sue fails to advance

Manila, Philippines -- Cardinal Tagle calls for thorough investigation of redirected money intended for poverty programs.

Trebnje, Slovenia -- Clergy Complain of Attacks Against Church in Holiday Masses,

Springfield, Mass. -- Mayor wants Catholic Charities to stop refugee resettlement,

Singapore -- Priest at odds with archbishop and government over stainglass window restoration project.

Read our new blog series, La Iglesia Hispana, focusing on Hispanic Catholics, the church's new emerging majority.
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Commentary -- What the Holy Father meant to say ... by Phyllis Zagano

Tasmania, Australia -- New Archbishop on priest recruitment drive

GRANTS PASS, Oregon -- Art used to spark a new energy in faith

Providence, R.I. -- Bishop Tobin switches parties

Bishop Tobin speaks at meeting of R.I.'s Young Republicans Blames himself, his church for passage of same-sex marriage law

 Looking 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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