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Go purple: Support LGBT youth, stop bullying, go #SpiritDay

Fitch Puts US Credit Rating on Negative Watch

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Foreign strike against Somali militants needed, church leader says

German Catholic, media expert says: Pope Francis is a star in the German media and Tebartz-van Elst is the bad guy, but 'Let's not exaggerate!'

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Transparency is contagious: Five German dioceses open books in wake of Tebartz-van Elst scandal

One priest's departure causes clergy shuffle: Changes underway in Marquette, Mich., diocese

Ireland: Time for ordination of women deacons (An editorial)

Raleigh, N.C. -- Pink Smoke Over the Vatican examines gender discrimination in the Catholic Church -- Screening Saturday at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church

Indian archbishop pushes mission of anger reduction

Catholics team up with interfaith organizations to conserve environment

PP-header2.jpgLooking for an a little inspiration to begin your day?  NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:

Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.

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