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DC Court Decision Shifts Religious-Freedom Battle to Rights of Religious Nonprofits

COMMENTARY: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is wrong, but why it is wrong is just as important to understand.

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How Catholic Ireland Became the First Country to Vote for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Now, in essence, the Irish state is bound by its constitution to guard homosexual ‘marriage’ from attack.

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Relics of Sts. John XXIII, John Paul II Light Fires of Faith in Thailand

The silver- and gold-plated reliquary of St. John XXIII contains a small piece of his skin. The relic of St. John Paul II is a vial of his blood, set in a similar reliquary.

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Pope Calls Attention to Asian Migrants Abandoned at Sea by Human Traffickers

According to the U.N., some 2,000 people are stranded in boats in the Bay of Bengal and another 1,500 in the Andaman Sea.

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Pope at Pentecost: Respecting Creation a Must for All Christians

The remarks about man’s responsibility preceded the Pope’s upcoming encyclical on environmental matters.

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The Oscar Arnulfo Romero beatification committee via flickr

Blessed Óscar Romero: The Church Elevates an Evangelical Champion of the Poor to the Altars

The famous Latin-American martyr’s May 23 beatification celebrated a bishop whose life witnessed to his profound Christian faith, not to any political ideology.

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