Morning Briefing

Sometimes you just know when a milestone has been marked in a pontificate. Magnum Principium is one of those moments. Here's a quick roundup of what folks are saying:

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Breaking news from Vatican City this morning: A member of the Vatican diplomatic corps serving in Washington has been recalled to the Vatican where he is involved in a criminal investigation involving child pornography, the Vatican said.

More Vatican news: Pope Francis meets freed Indian Salesian priest. Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was kidnapped March 4, 2016, in Aden, Yemen.

Doing what sisters do:

Keeping track of The Donald:

The latest missile test by North Korea, one of its farthest-reaching yet, has split world powers who united behind new UN sanctions just days ago.

Manila — Philippine lawmakers cripple human rights commission — cut budget to just US$20! Government attempts to block independent institutions from checking its abuses, especially in the context of the drug war.

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