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:

Divisions present, sympathy not, in religious liberty poll

Felician Sister recognized for ministry to indigenous in Canada

And from Global Sisters Report:

Visa program allowing religious workers to apply for US residency set to expire

Outreach in Guatemala City's red-light district: 'We care for you as you are'

Migrant Crisis:

France Calls on UK to Help Manage Calais Migrant Crisis               

Germany used to be the promised land for migrants. Now, it’s turning back more of them.

Syria:

US Says it Will End Syria Talks with Russia Unless Bombing of Aleppo Stops

Aleppo hospitals are latest casualty in attacks by the Syrian regime

Syria conflict: Aleppo evacuation corridors needed, WHO says

Push to sanction Syria for using chemical weapons hits Russian resistance

Brexit consequences continue:

One way or another, Brexit will bump up the size of the state              

Brexit negotiator hits out at UK ministers' mixed messages

French presidential candidate Sarkozy vows to offer UK renegotiated EU membership if elected

From Italy with love:

Prime Minister rows back on retirement age hike in popularity push

Renzi's reforms leave Italian economy and voters flat

Venetians dress as pirates to protest cruise ships

Ideas for next week? Drop me a line:

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


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