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The bill, as amended, would require priests to report to law enforcement knowledge or suspicion of child abuse gained from hearing the sacramental confessions of other priests or co-workers.
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Last week, the U.S. State Department ordered the evacuation of all non-emergency U.S. government employees at the American embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil.
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Speaking shortly before his Crucifixion and death, Jesus showed his disciples the origin and example of the kind of love people are called to give.
Sunday Guide
Sister Mary Madeline Todd, OP
User’s Guide to Sunday, May 19
Publisher's Note
Michael Warsaw
A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER
Vatican
Edward Pentin
In a Register interview, Cardinal Willem Eijk discusses his concerns about gender ideology, and how faithful Catholics can respond to the current moral crisis in the Church.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Some Republican lawmakers say the bill goes ‘too far,’ but women who chose to have a child after becoming pregnant from rape and others who were conceived in rape applaud the new state law.
Catholic News Agency
The legislation would add anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity to existing protections for race, color, national origin, sex, disability and religion.
Nation
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Under Father Hesburgh, and continued by his successors, Notre Dame was clearly pro-life but chose not to use its prestige to that end in the public square.
Joan Frawley Desmond
Kathy Folan told the Register that she never considered abortion after she discovered she had become pregnant, and viewed the child she entrusted to another family as a gift from God.
Peter Jesserer Smith
Men are proceeding with their ordinations in the post-McCarrick era.
Steven D. Greydanus
Tolkien isn’t without its pleasures, but they’re mostly on the surface, and the film that bears his name barely touches upon the author’s Catholic faith, which was crucial to his life and work.
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An exorcist since 1994, Dominican Father Francois Dermine serves in the Italian Archdiocese of Ancona-Osimo.
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