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EPA tells churches to cut mercury but says restrictions on power plants unnecessary Watch

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking houses of worship to eliminate mercury products, while at the same time saying that ... continue reading

US ambassadors: Religious groups provide aid where governments cannot Watch

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U.S. diplomats asked the Holy See to join the multilateral International Religious Freedom Alliance Wednesday, underscoring the ... continue reading

Brooklyn's Bishop DiMarzio to lead Vatican investigation of Bishop Richard Malone and the Diocese of Buffalo Watch

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The Holy See has announced that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn will lead an Apostolic Visitation of the Diocese of Buffalo. ... continue reading

N Ireland abortion law breaches human rights, judge rules Watch

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The High Court in Belfast ruled Thursday that the region's existing abortion law is in violation of the United Kingdom's human rights ... continue reading

Supreme Court to hear Louisiana abortion law appeal Watch

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The Supreme Court will consider an abortion case this term after it announced on Friday that it will hear a challenge to Louisiana's ... continue reading

Cardinal Baldisseri: Amazon synod's working doc 'not magisterium' Watch

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Speaking at a press conference Thursday on the Vatican's upcoming Amazon synod, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, head of the Synod of Bishops, ... continue reading

Split ruling for Virginia abortion regulations Watch

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A federal judge on Monday overturned two Virginia restrictions on abortion, while upholding several others, saying, "the right to choose to ... continue reading

Michigan governor axes funding for pregnancy, parenting support Watch

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Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer has line-item vetoed from the state's budget $700,000 in funding for the Michigan Pregnancy and ... continue reading

Judge halts Georgia heartbeat bill from coming into force Watch

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A federal judge on Tuesday halted Georgia's "heartbeat bill" abortion ban from going into effect. Atlanta, Ga., (CNA) - A federal judge on ... continue reading

Pope Francis appoints Maltese bishop pro-secretary general of Synod of Bishops Watch

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The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has nominated Maltese Bishop Mario Grech pro-secretary general of the Synod of Bishops to ... continue reading

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