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Federal judge tosses Erie diocese's suit over contraception mandate

Cañon City, Colo. -- In malpractice case, Catholic hospital argues fetuses aren’t people

Vatican City -- Vatican spokesman praises Obama's gun control proposal

RI judge orders Legion of Christ papers unsealed. NCR is one of four media outlets asking the judge to unseal the documents.

Bridgeport, Conn. -- Who attended meth priest's party?

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Women in Combat: U.S. to Lift Ban on Front-line Jobs

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone profiled in San Francisco Magazine: The Archbishop of No. Cordileone won’t let the flock push him around.

Dublin and Rome: The head of the Redemptorist fathers in Rome said he deeply regrets that Flannery broke the silence he had been asked to observe

Catholic Leaders Challenge ‘Pro-Life’ Politicians To Oppose Gun Violence, Not Just Abortion

First married Catholic Priest ordained in Buffalo, NY under papal celibacy exception rule

Cardinal Jozef Glemp, longtime leader of Poland’s Roman Catholic church, dies at 83

Sydney, Australia -- When they first moved in together, Mike and his partner, who were both Catholic school teachers in Sydney, took some unusual steps to conceal their sexuality.

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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