Morning Briefing, International

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:

Ambassadors advise Trump, Francis to mend fences in upcoming meeting

Tom Reese looks ahead to Trump's visit: Trump and Saudi Arabia

Michael Sean Winters: Amid Trump's first trip abroad, leaders must consider the stakes

And from Global Sisters Report:

Women religious strengthen Prison Ministry India to help rehabilitate inmates                  

More sisters call for humane policies for refugees

Trump's first international trip:

Saudi Arabia working to dazzle Trump in busy overseas visit              

Why Israelis Don't Care Whether the US Moves Its Embassy to Jerusalem                       

Foreign Trip Comes at Crucial Time, but Trump Is a Reluctant Traveler

A New Goal for President Trump's First Foreign Trip: Damage Control         

Brexit and Britain’s election:

U.K.'s May Commits Tories to Hard Brexit Stance in Manifesto               

'Destroy Labour', Britain's Conservatives given election orders           

Merkel warns Britain 'will pay a price' if it limits immigration

Parts far and wide:

Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain for Now, White House Signals

Rouhani, the ultimate insider, promises change in Iran                   

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian 'spy'              

Dutch King Willem-Alexander Reveals He Was KLM Pilot for 21 Years                            

From Italy with love:

Italy is giving away over 100 castles for free – there's only one catch

Brussels takes action against Italy over emissions scandal

Forsaken Village on Italy's Coast Tells Tale of a Paradise Lost

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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