Welcome back to your weekly international edition of the daily briefing, where we highlight a little of what's going on around the world.
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Now, from NCR:
Sudanese bishops’ president expresses hope Francis will still visit South Sudan
We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.
Michael Sean Winters: With Trump, we are not in a 'pro-life moment'
Jamie Manson: When women become a clear and present danger at the Vatican
And from Global Sisters Report:
Sisters in Erie reclaim sites of violence, make them holy ground
South Sudan, a place of extremes, adaptation and hope
Britain is voting for a new Parliament today:
Britain's election shocker: Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May neck-and-neck in final stretch
On eve of election, Conservative's May tries to put focus back on Brexit
Labour's Corbyn needs young people to turn out to vote
In Britain, Fissures That Can't Be Blamed on Brexit
The souring of the US-UK 'special relationship'
Parts far and wide:
Explosive devices goes off at US embassy in Kiev
Iran FM Zarif slams 'repugnant' Trump statement on Tehran attacks
Turkey Lines Up Behind Qatar as Gulf Crisis Fault Lines Deepen
Philippines says Islamist fighters on back foot in besieged city
S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch
Missing Myanmar Plane: Bodies and Debris Found During Search
Japan nuclear workers inhale plutonium after bag breaks
All eyes in Washington on former FBI Director Comey:
Comey Says Trump Pressured Him to 'Lift the Cloud' of Inquiry
James Comey reveals concerns about Trump in a devastating account to Senate
Reading Between the Lines of Comey's Prepared Testimony
'I literally wanted to rinse myself off,' ex-FBI agent says of Comey statement
Trump's FBI Announcement Is 'an Insult to Every Agent,' Bureau Veterans Say
From Italy with love:
London Bridge terrorist Zaghba 'constantly monitored' in Italy
Italy Said to Press Banks to Help Rescue Troubled Veneto Lenders
Italian monks hope special edition 'earthquake beer' symbolizes town's recovery from natural disaster
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[Joshua J. McElwee is NCR Vatican correspondent. His email address is email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac.]