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In recent years, clergy and lay people in the United States have increasingly turned to the church's internal legal system to challenge a bishop's or pastor's decision about even the most workaday issues in Catholic life.

Letters: Response to Philadelphia Catholic school closings

Supreme Court: Religious Groups Given ‘Exception’ to Work Bias Law

Richmond, Va. -- Monk removed as abbey's administrator

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Conference of Bishops pans state immigration laws

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U.K. -- Archbishop warns: 'thousands of families' may be hit by new cap on family benefits

Italian priest rings church bells in debt crisis protest

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, has begun posting reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.


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November 20-December 3, 2015


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