Ontario, Canada -- No strikes or job sanctions by Catholic teachers 
Holyoke, Mass. -- Priest Describes Being Mugged of Collection Money 
NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread . You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.
Opinion from the Irish Times: Being a Catholic these days can feel like being stuck in an episode of 'Father Ted' 
William H. Macy: Candid Thoughts On Acting, The Catholic Church & Marriage . Plays the priest in "The Sessions."
NCR Archives: 1992 Saginaw Bishop Untener ‘There goes a shepherd’ 
The Diocese of La Crosse is “not doing real well financially,” said Bishop William P. Callahan, who nonetheless sees a bright future as people respond to the church’s needs . Future might include parish consolidations and different educational models.
Opinion: The deacon preached his wife's words  by Bob Keeler
Reaction to the above opinion: Catholic women do, in fact, preach