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:

Phyllis Zagano, member of Pope Francis' women deacons commission, asks: What next?

Sr. Christine Schenk calls ordaining women deacons a "no brainer"

And from Global Sisters Report:

Sisters open LCWR 2016 assembly with focus on contemplative dialogue

Closed mines haunt two towns in Honduras as threats against activists mount

Consequences of the US election abroad:

Ex-NATO chief says President Trump would mean end of US-led world order

For Italians, Donald Trump's Act is Familiar

German foreign minister says Trump dangerous for the world

Migrant Crisis:

Europe's migrant crisis is worse in 2016 than 2015

The new Germany? Switzerland struggles to cope with surge of migrants trying new route

Brexit consequences continue:

UK's Labour party faces possible 50-seat loss in next election

Britain could be $90 billion worse off if it leaves the European Single Market, institute warns

From Italy with love:

Will Italy be Europe’s next casualty as Renzi risks all on referendum?

Italian Parents Could Soon Be Legally Forbidden From Raising Vegan Kids

Milan Duomo ups security after tourist spends the night

Italy Will Now Fine You If You Try To Save A Spot At The Beach

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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