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An estimated 1 million Uyghurs, members of a Muslim ethnoreligious group, have been detained in re-education camps in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
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Ayasofya Mosque, as it is known in Turkish, will now fall under the supervision of the government’s religious directorate.
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Father John Killackey came to the aid of several stranded on the road after a tragic six-car pileup in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
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Bishop Timothy Doherty of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana asked Father Theodore Rothrock to step away from public ministry “because of the division and damage felt within the parish, diocese and larger community.”
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Mario Draghi, 72, is an Italian economist best known for serving as president of the European Central Bank (ECB) from 2011 to 2019.
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Some 2,500 students and 350 staff will be impacted by the changes, according to the archdiocese.
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The states of Michigan, California, Maine, New Mexico, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia filed the complaint in federal court on Tuesday against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
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The Basilica of Hagia Sophia was built in 537 under the Byzantine Emperor Justinian and for a time, was the largest building in the world and the largest Christian church.
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The Erie diocese had asked to be removed from the suit, saying that the claims against Bishop Trautman concern only his time in Buffalo.
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The court’s decision only found in favor of the executive action excusing the sisters and others with conscience objections – action that could be revoked or reversed by a subsequent administration.
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While unable to attend Msgr. Georg Ratzinger’s funeral in Regensburg, the pope emertius, Benedict XVI, expressed gratitude for the time he spent with his older brother during his trip to Bavaria less than two weeks before his death.
Helen Alvaré
COMMENTARY: The opinion in the Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania is more about administrative procedure than about the substance of religious freedom. The opinion in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, however, goes straight to the heart of the religious freedom of religious institutions.
Jeanne Allen
COMMENTARY: U.S. Supreme Court paves the way for parental choice for their children’s education.