NCR Today: Caritas Minamisoma is an expanding Catholic relief effort in one of the hardest hit areas of the vast disaster zone along the eastern coast of Japan's main island.
The time is ripe for a Third Vatican Council, methinks. Without delay.
Campus Notebook: A Students for Justice in Palestine chapter was denied approval by Fordham University's student government because of "political goals."
NCR Today: March for Life; Trump's executive orders, trade and the Dreamers; taco emojis and the catacombs; youth synod.
Granting a stay of execution for three men, Magistrate Judge Merz rules that midazolam, used in the state's drug protocol for executions, constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
The mission and vision to stand in solidarity "for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health and our families" — was broad enough to include pretty much everyone.
NCR Today: U.S. Catholic bishops could do more to promote the common good -- especially important as Catholics begin their pilgrimage to Washington for the March for Life.
The Field Hospital: Upheaval at St. John the Evangelist in Waynesville is symptomatic of tensions in the Charlotte diocese between laity and clergy, and between older and younger priests.
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 yesterday:
NCR Today: I, like most NCR readers, do indeed "hunger and thirst" for justice. But we have a lot of "hungering and thirsting" work ahead of us.