NCR Today: There are so many issues to address regarding the 2016 election, which is now only two months away.
NCR Today: Adversity can bring out the best in us, even as it challenges our priorities and character; Jrue and Lauren Holiday have an inspiring response.
NCR Today: Election 2016 wobbles (that's a noun, not a verb); Time for peace in Syria? Cosmo interviews a celibate Catholic.
Reconciliation in Chicago: What happens when those who are supposed to care for us -- mother, grandmother, family -- abandon us?
Film review: The story of the pilot who landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River successfully is as true to life as a drama can be.
NCR Today: Muslim fights extremism; Tide turns in 2016 election? Legionaires of Christ in the Holy Land; Remembering 9/11.
NCR Today: Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, and Mass can focus both on the Gospel and the somber mood surrounding the day.
NCR Today: I think Francis has it right, "It is not by proselytizing that the church grows, but by attraction."
NCR Today: Censured Passionist Fr. Brian D'Arcy suggested that women who endured clergy sex abuse could have been saved if the abuse had been reported earlier.
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: