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 yesterday:

Vatican updates guidelines for educating priests, reaffirming ban on gay seminarians

What does Hillary Clinton's loss mean for feminism and its future?                                    

And from Global Sisters Report:

Immigration advocates, Catholic sisters, hope Texas ruling is step to ending family detention

Sisters in Central Africa shield girls singled out as 'witches'

Continuing migrant crisis:

Angela Merkel endorses burka ban 'wherever legally possible'

Syrian Forces Said to Drive Deeper Into Rebel-Held Aleppo

Aleppo Rebels, Caught on the Back Foot, Propose Hail Mary Truce in Syria

Brexit frustrations:

Brexit referendum not legally binding, Supreme Court told

British government agrees under pressure to divulge Brexit plan details

London banks 'in advanced stages' of shifting operations to Paris

Supreme Court Brexit case told Scotland should get say on Brexit               

Parts far and wide:

Iran minister says in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact

Cuba wants to sign accords with US before Obama exit - officials

Myanmar stops migrant workers going to Malaysia after Rohingya row

From Italy with love:

Matteo Renzi Resigns, Ending Italy's 63rd Government in 70 Years                   

Long Goodbye for Renzi With Italy Seeking Government Number 64

Documenting Rural Italy's Vanishing Traditions               

DNA Evidence Of Malaria Found In Imperial-Era Skeletons In Southern Italy

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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