When the time comes for civil disobedience...

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Nov 20, 2020 Here’s the question—THE question—that’s on my mind these days: As governors continue to …
Not all bishops set the rules for their dioceses. Some were set long before they were appointed to their See.
One thing to consider: the Church is rigidly hierarchical. The bishop sets the rules for the diocese, and priests are bound by an oath of obedience to their superiors.