Morning Briefing, International

Welcome back to your weekly international edition of Morning Briefing, where we try to highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, from NCR today and yesterday:

Francis to priests: Get your hands dirty; people aren't just 'cases'

World's oldest Catholic prelate celebrates 50 years as a bishop

And from Global Sisters Report:

Ghana's once-laudable health insurance plan puts Catholic hospital at financial risk

Sisters lead the way in mission investing that influences corporate policy and advances social good

Weeks before the pope heads to Armenia: German MPs recognize Armenian 'genocide' amid Turkish fury

British EU referendum:

British referendum no longer just about the EU; it's become a civil war

Current British finance chief teams up with predecessor to fight Brexit

Brexit vote could affect Brits' right to live in Spain, says Spanish PM

From Italy with love:

Italy's big cities elect mayors, in test for PM Renzi

A third of Italy's villages at risk of depopulation and abandonment, report warns

Ideas for next week? Drop me a line:

[Joshua J. McElwee is NCR Vatican correspondent. His email address is Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac.]

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