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:

In letter to CDF, theologians and bishops call for reform of Vatican doctrinal investigations

Silence descends on Catholic press after editor's firing

And from Global Sisters Report:

Women of Bangladesh have narrow options for work

Sisters stand with immigrants as Supreme Court hears arguments in United States v. Texas

From around the globe:

What's Obama's European Legacy?

Migrant crisis:

Up to 500 feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck last week

Some of the most dramatic moments and photos of AFP's coverage of the crisis

UN, Red Crescent Evacuate 500 From Besieged Syrian Towns

Ukraine: President bans Russian movies

From the British Isles:

How David Cameron got Barack Obama to fight Brexit

Greece 'could leave eurozone' on Brexit vote

Queen Elizabeth II at 90

Britain issues warning for LGBT travelers visiting North Carolina and Mississippi

From Italy with love:

Italian boss gives staff €200k of bonuses to celebrate 80th

From the dirt of Rome's walls: an ephemeral history of the Eternal City

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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