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The AFL-CIO in central Ohio has partnered with a grass-roots advocacy group to ask the Roman Catholic bishop of Columbus to participate in a panel discussion on the rights of gay people in workplaces, specifically faith-based workplaces.

Gay Lutheran bishop-elect to attend White House LGBT event

Pueblo, Colo. -- Pueblo bishop resigns due to ill health

Ireland will publish a long-awaited report into why a miscarrying woman died in an Irish hospital after being refused an abortion.

Irish prime minister declares in Parliament: Personal or private belief should not be part of lawmaking in a republic. Following Catholic bishops' latest intervention in the abortion debate, the Taoiseach (prime minister) has accurately read the public mood.

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Black Canyon City, Ariz. -- Bishop establishes house of prayer for priests

Nigeria -- Catholic women to collaborate with Muslims for peace

Temperance, Ohio -- Catholic Men's Ministry Coming To Mt. Carmel

Philippines -- Religious tackle government over ecology and human rights

Catholic Diocese of Sacramento Buying Funeral Home

Akron priest convicted in tax fraud case retires

Report: Conservatives' attacks threaten bishops' anti-poverty organization

Commentary: Luke 4 & CCHD by Michael Sean Winters

Zambia -- Priest to Launch Political Party

Pope's remarks on religious orders confirmed 'in a general sense'

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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July 4-17, 2014

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