Morning Briefing

Sacramento, Calif. -- Legislative committee passes extension of statute of limitations on second try

Political Islam on the defensive across the Middle East

Santa Rosa diocese sued over alleged abuse

The New Republic explains the pope

Commentary -- Russia Is Repeating US Mistakes in Iraq on Syria

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Catholic Push to Overhaul Immigration Goes to Pews

Catholic Church turns up support for immigration reform

Changing faiths: Hispanic Americans leaving Catholicism for Islam (text and video)

Teams find thousands of flooded-out Filipinos at parishes, centers

Aba diocese, Nigeria -- Dispute between bishop and some of his priests turn personal and nasty and public

Faith in the average voter restored: Nearly half of Louisiana voters don’t want ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Willie Robertson to run for Congress

AT&T and Verizon Stay Silent About NSA Internet Snooping

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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