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:

Fr. Tom Reese: Bishops need rebranding to get out of media pigeonhole

Ancient order, modern times: Order of Malta focuses on renewal

And from Global Sisters Report:

Profile of LCWR's Sr. Mary Pellegrino, who leads in a time that's 'not business as usual'

Quebec bishop gets Vatican OK for nun to officiate at wedding

Washington round-up:

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe

One year into the FBI's Russia investigation, Mueller is on the Trump money trail           

Trump Rips Investigations: 'Are There Any Russians Here Tonight?'

Mexicans react to transcript of Trump call with their president

Secret Service vacates Trump Tower command post in lease dispute with president's company

Parts far and wide:

Islamic State sent bomb parts for a terrorist plot to blow up a plane in Sydney

Venezuela's New Leaders Share a Goal: Stifle the Opposition

With live-fire drill, China warns India not to test Beijing

Southwest Japan braces for Typhoon Noru

Brexit continues to frighten the UK:

'Why would you want to live in Britain?': UK businesses fret over finding workers post-Brexit

Irish taoiseach: Brexit is 'challenge of our generation'

Refugee children 'could be separated from their families after Brexit'

Interest Rates On Hold As Bank Of England Cites Brexit Uncertainty                               

The Guardian writes: Britain couldn't leave the single market if it tried

From the science desk:

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

Ever-Elusive Neutrinos Spotted Bouncing Off Nuclei for the First Time

Photographers gear up for August solar eclipse

From Italy with love:

Italy Has a Controversial New Plan to Stop Migrants Crossing the Mediterranean Sea

Denis Mack Smith, Chronicler of Modern Italy, Dies at 97

Italy economy minister sees gains from Telecom Italia network spin off

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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