Morning Briefing, International

by Joshua J. McElwee

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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:

Before Pope Francis' visit, Poland debates proposal to ban all abortion

The pope rebuffs Cardinal Sarah: Vatican says no changes foreseen in direction priests face during Mass

And from Global Sisters Report:

US training program helps sisters in China improve care for elderly

Sisters of Earth convention brings together women committed to caring for the planet

Migrant Crisis:

Italy overtakes Greece as Europe's migration frontline

EU Proposes New Asylum Rules (Again) to Stop Migrants Crossing Europe

Hungary deploys army to push migrants back to Serbia

Post-Brexit vote, Britain changes leadership:

Britain's new PM gives controversial Boris Johnson top role as foreign secretary  

Boris Johnson an undiplomatic pick as Britain’s top diplomat

New 'Brexit' minister says Britain should begin formal process to leave EU by end of 2016

New finance chief: No emergency budget to deal with Brexit

After ‘Brexit,’ Britain Could Look to Norway as a Model

From Italy with love:

Death toll in Italy train crash put at 23, government promises investment

New York City Mayor Plans Vacation in Italy

International Monetary Fund says Italy has 'two lost decades' of growth

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

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