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:

Cardinal Pell, Vatican finance chief, charged over historic allegations of sexual abuse

New Swedish cardinal suggests high-level advisory group of women for pope

Michael Sean Winters: The church is not a museum, so let Francis change things

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And from Global Sisters Report:

Sisters in Harlem put motherhouse on the market

Australia responds to Pell charges:

George Pell's accusers 'over the moon' with abuse charges

Opinion: Pell knew charges were coming

Cardinal will receive fair trial in Australian court, legal expert says

Britain's PM Theresa May limps on:

Theresa May struggles to contain tensions over Brexit and austerity

Brexit could blow €20bn hole in EU budget, warns European commissioner

Britain warned Ireland against 'opportunistic' Brexit attack on London agencies

Britain's progress on climate change is stalling, government advisers say

Parts far and wide:

China's newest destroyer seen as challenge to Asia rivals

South Korea's Moon Jae-In Vows to Stand With President Trump on North Korea

Narendra Modi to become first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel

Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

Washington roundup:

Trump's surprise Paris visit marks shrewd political calculation

Trump Travel Ban Said to Start Thursday Evening US Time

Senate Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort

Should Ginsburg Recuse in SCOTUS Travel Ban Case?

From Italy with love:

Italy threatens to block foreign boats with migrants from ports

A Gold Rush Revival in Italy, With Nuggets the Size of Bread Crumbs

Italy's Latest Bank Bailout Has Created A Two-Speed Eurozone

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


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