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 chooses accompaniment of young people as theme for 2018 Synod of Bishops

Three years after super typhoon, survivors share stories of rebuilding

And from Global Sisters Report:

At the Haitian-Dominican border, a ministry to help the displaced who 'fight to survive'

Radioactive dumping grounds are a concern for US sisters

Paris Climate Agreement: It’s Now Official

Migrant Crisis:

Dramatic rescue images as EU urged to change tack on migrant crisis

Europe's populist surge fuelled by migrant crisis

Angela Merkel says no EU without free movement

Syria:

As the war worsens, rescue workers risk their lives on the front lines

Syria faces permanent split, warns General Petraeus

Tension With Russia Rises as U.S. Halts Syria Negotiations

Brexit consequences continue:

PM Theresa May promises a “revolution” after British exit of EU

Backlash over Conservative Party plan for firms to declare foreign workers

Report: Brexit could cost Scotland 80,000 jobs

Nobel laureate Stiglitz sees Italy, others leaving euro zone in coming years

From Italy with love:

Italy Should Give British Prime Minister Easy Brexit Deal, Opposition Head Says

Does anyone really care who Elena Ferrante really is?

Silicon Valley comes to Naples: Apple prepares to open Italian academy

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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