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:

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian archbishop accused of abuse

Archbishop Chaput, Hillary Clinton, and the rules

And from Global Sisters Report:

Sisters of Mercy also being asked to come to Rome for conversation             

Three lives for Africa: Srs. Olga Raschietti, Lucia Pulici and Bernardetta Boggian

Britain releases scathing 2.6 million-word report against 2003 Iraq invasion:

Chilcot report: US 'pushed UK into Iraq War too early', says ex-ambassador

'With you, whatever': Tony Blair's letters to George W Bush

Tony Blair unrepentant as Chilcot gives crushing Iraq war verdict

The Guardian view on the Chilcot report: a country ruined, trust shattered, a reputation trashed

Migrant Crisis:

Man smuggles himself inside suitcase on train from Italy to Switzerland

Italy rescues 4,500 migrants from Mediterranean in just one day

We were all migrants once, WHO tells Europe

IMF and neoliberal dogmas:

International Monetary Fund admits that it’s time to discard some of the old dogmas

Post-Brexit chaos continues:

France overtakes Britain as world's No. 5 economy after pound drops

Osborne Floats 15% Business Tax to Boost Post-Brexit Economy

From Italy with love:

Italy’s Plan for Banks Could Roil Europe

Italy mafia arrests linked to Milan World's Fair

Pasta doesn't make you fat, say Italian scientists

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

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