Morning Briefing, International

Welcome back to your new weekly international edition of Morning Briefing, where we try to highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, some news from NCR today and yesterday:

Francis' widely anticipated document on family life to be published April 8

Vatican confirms investigation into financing of Cardinal Bertone's apartment

And from Global Sisters Report:

Dormitory expansion in Tanzania is slow but keeps girls in school

Detention centers' applications for child care licenses worry immigrant advocates

From around the globe:

Ireland: Taoiseach Kenny warns of possible new election

Syria: UN pushes countries to take in 480,000 refugees

Brussels bombing:

Molenbeek urges Belgium to share information on returning fighters

Prime Minister a possible ISIS target

British EU exit:

Brexit could have 'big effect' on football (US soccer)

Brexit could take ten years to happen, warns civil servant

From Italy with love:

Poll: Only 50 percent of Italians call themselves Catholic

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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