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The Diocese of Phoenix has missed its self-imposed deadline to publish details of how many priests have been accused of sexual misconduct and the associated costs of the scandal.

Devon case shows how religious orders evade scrutiny in priest abuse cases

Maitland-Newcastle, Australia -- Diocese agrees to financial settlements thought to be worth more than $15 million to more than 100 victims of alleged pedophile abuse.

New York City -- To Survive, a Catholic School Retools for a Wealthier Market

Cardinal George in Chicago -- Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

The Al Smith Dinner and business as usual

Australia -- A SENIOR Catholic official has been called on to stand aside from the board of a Canberra secondary school after revelations he did not report a paedophile priest to law enforcement.

Minnesotan -- Marriage fight divides state's Catholics Those who oppose the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are organizing, putting them at odds with bishops.

Philippines -- Catholic schools that do not toe the line on the reproductive health (RH) bill may be stripped of their affiliation with the Church, the head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines warned over the weekend.

Radio program explores homosexuality in different faith communities

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts 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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