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Washington State Matchup: Religious Liberty vs. Plan B

‘The government has no business punishing citizens solely because of their religious beliefs,’ said a lawyer with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

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Pope: The Church Is on Pilgrimage to Heaven

The Holy Father encourages the faithful to be signs of hope in his general audience on Nov. 26.

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Scholars: No, Benedict XVI Doesn’t Support Cardinal Kasper in Synod Debates

The Pope Emeritius has spoken decisively against reception of Communion for the divorced and remarried on several occasions, reversing a different theological opinion he offered in 1972.

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As Ferguson Burns Over Grand-Jury Decision, Church Cries ‘Peace!’

A wave of anger engulfed Ferguson, Mo., as Church leaders tried to promote peace and seek solutions to underlying issues of justice.

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Cardinal Sarah Named Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship

The African cardinal is known as a fearless defender of Church teachings against attempts to impose anti-Catholic values on issues like contraception, abortion and homosexuality.

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Pope Tells European Parliament: Human Dignity Is Key to Renewal

During his Nov. 25 address, the Holy Father said that, despite becoming stronger and larger, the European Union often gives the impression ‘of being somewhat elderly and haggard.’

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Human Rights Campaign Co-Founder Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Teen

Terrence Bean was indicted on two felony counts of third-degree sodomy and one misdemeanor count of third-degree sex abuse.

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Broad Approval for Pope Francis' Strasbourg Visit

According to a Catholic who works closely with pan-European institutions, most members of the European Parliament endorse tomorrow’s papal address.

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