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.
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
NCR's sister publication, Celebration, has begun posting 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.