Morning Briefing, International

Welcome back to your weekly international edition of Morning Briefing, where we try to highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, from NCR today and yesterday:

Wounded soldier's family lives with impact of war daily

It is time to free Mary and let God have her own maternal face

And from Global Sisters Report:

Gold mine's closing leaves uncertain legacy in Guatemala Mayan community

Even in Lebanon, so long at war, one does not become inured to violence or hate

Migrant crisis:

Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver

Italy Recovers 7 Bodies Off Libya’s Coast, Saving 500 After Migrant Ship Flips

Libya: Coastguard intercepts boats carrying 850 migrants

Deplorable conditions in new Greek refugee camps, charity says

British EU referendum:

UK business investment falls ahead of EU referendum

EU Referendum: Northern Ireland says no to Brexit

Former PM Gordon Brown lays out strong defense of European Union

From Italy with love:

'Some women disobey': Rome poster campaign challenges Catholic ban on female priests

Purrfect: cat-filled beach is a top tourist spot in Sardinia

Appreciation of late Italian party leader and political conscience Marco Pannella: Political maverick and disturber of peace

Off-street parking: Florence road collapse sinks row of cars

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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