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In Vatican City, American cardinals told to stop talking to press:A brief 'Prague Spring' at the North American College

American cardinals fall silent amid Vatican concern at media leaks

Vatican City -- Cardinals begin to talk about what they want in the next leader of the Catholic church.

If The Catholic Church Were A Business, How Would You Fix It?

Cleveland priest excommunicated for role in breakaway worship community

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Who should be pope? "Jesus Christ with an MBA."

Poll shows disconnect between US Catholics and church

Alaska’s oldest Catholic parish church gets a makeover

Scottsdale women exemplify exodus from Catholic Church.

Catholic Universities See True Path To Salvation: Basketball

At GOP outreach dinner, Obama picks up the tab

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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