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W.Va. diocese joins call for expanding Medicaid

Obama pushes immigration reform deadline as Congress signals progress

Jim Carrey spoofs Charlton Heston's 'cold dead hands' line

Catholic bishops lead prayer march to Supreme Court as justices weigh gay marriage

Bill Maher slams media’s fascinations with Pope Francis

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Commentary: Losing Our Religion: declining trust in religious institutionsby Michael Gerson

Irish Catholics continue to flee the church

Meet a hero: one man forces a Catholic diocese to open their files

Pope Francis tells Benedict: 'We are brothers'

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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