Fort Worth, Texas -- Volunteer to parish youth, who was accused of "boundary issues," sues diocese of defamation 
Church of England -- Female bishop row deepens as priest refuses promotion in protest 
Minnesota -- More than a month after Minnesota became the first state to defeat a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, some Catholics say it’s time to acknowledge how divisive that effort was within the church. 
Philippine lawmakers will cast a decisive vote on Monday night that could lead to the approval of a highly contentious law allowing wider distribution of contraceptives to poor couples while requiring schools to teach sex education to teenage students. 
Sydney, Australia -- A former Catholic brother and convicted pedophile will fight an attempt to extradite him from New Zealand to Australia where he is facing 252 child sex charges. 
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.