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Japanese parliament report: Fukushima nuclear crisis was 'man-made'

Patriotism, fireworks, hot dogs mark nation's 236th birthday

Swaziland -- Catholic women comfort murdered girls’ relatives

Great summary of current evetns in U.S. Catholic church: Feeling Under Siege, Catholic Leadership Shifts Right by Barbara Bradley Hagerty, NPR

Blog -- Will the Catholic Bishops help elect Mitt Romney? By Barbara Miner

Take a look inside our August 29 edition. Watch now.
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Stittsville, Canada -- Kate Winn graduates one day, rescues young child next day

Kenya -- The burial of the dead in a sitting position has divided the church and traditionalists in Bungoma.

U.S. Military Chaplains -- As gays serve openly, few problems for chaplains

Commentary -- Beyond the Fortnight for Freedom By George Weigel

Commentary from Australia -- Crisis of trust in the Vatican by Andrew Hamilton. If all publicity is good publicity, the Catholic Church has certainly prospered over recent years.

Ottawa, Canada -- Review promised after priest charged with theft, fraud

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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