Morning Briefing, International

by Joshua J. McElwee

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Welcome back to your weekly international edition of the daily briefing, where we highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, from NCR:

Panel examines threats to religious freedom, poses education as solution

Francis: Projects like Dakota Access Pipeline should seek native peoples’ consent

Cardinal Burke presides over trial investigating Guam archbishop

Berta Caceres, Dorothy Stang remembered at Notre Dame de Namur vigil 

And from Global Sisters Report:

Apostolic visitation brought dialogue with Rome, new unity of women religious with laity

As Venezuela's economic crisis deepens, sisters struggle to bring food to the malnourished                        

Trump through the world's eyes:

Britain's Guardian: Rating Trump's calls and meetings with world leaders

Der Spiegel: Germany Prepares for Coming Tax Battle                

The Irish Times: Trump tosses away decades of Middle East peace process

From the British Isles:

French Senate report wants UK to suffer after Brexit

Lords warn that environmental standards could be eroded after Brexit                 

Exports to Britain down by €496m due to Brexit

UK start-ups are thinking of relocating to Europe as EU departure looms

Parts far and wide:

A Jesuit reflects on the impact of the Australian Royal Commission into sexual abuse: 'The Catholic Church harbored child abusers'

Australia's Catholic Church paid $213 million in abuse compensation, costs

Lost Sleep Is Costing Japan's Economy Billions

Venezuela Catholic Church feels backlash after chiding Socialists

From Italy with love:

Textile Wars: Will 'Made In Italy' Replace 'Made In China'?

As Italian Home Prices Slide, Is It Time to Buy a Slice of La Dolce Vita?                           

Italy considers €5bn state bailout of regional banks

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

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