Category Archives: Religion

HHS memo shows department moving to undo Trump-era action aimed at better protecting religious liberty

The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is considering revoking authority the former Trump administration delegated for the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to prevent violations of religious liberty – prompting concerns about conscience protections under Secretary Xavier Becerra.

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Minnesota residents required to state home address at local school board meeting in order to speak

Residents of Mankato, Minnesota were required to state their home addresses during the public portion of school board meetings this month in order to address officials.

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French Church abuse: 216,000 children were victims of clergy – inquiry

Some 216,000 children – mostly boys – have been sexually abused by clergy in the French Catholic Church since 1950, a damning new inquiry has found.

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Canadian pastor arrested on tarmac over COVID rules says police confiscated luggage, snooped laptop

The Polish-Canadian pastor who has been repeatedly arrested for holding church services in Calgary, Alberta, said Canadian border police confiscated his belongings and apparently broke into his personal computer.

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Christian Seattle homeless mission turns to Supreme Court after ruling strips away employment discretion

While homelessness plagues the city of Seattle, one Christian group that looks to help those in need is fighting for the ability to hire those who share its faith and message.

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Italian postal workers intercept suspicious letter to pope

Law enforcement in Milan is investigating the source of an envelope containing three bullets addressed to the pope, Italian paramilitary police said Monday.

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San Francisco Archbishop to Pelosi: ‘No one can claim to be devout Catholic’ and support abortion

The Catholic Archbishop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of San Francisco, California slammed her recent support of eliminating the Hyde Amendment and suggested she is not the “devout Catholic” she has claimed to be.

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Rand Paul, GOP senators introduce bill to prohibit federal mask mandates on public transportation

Sen. Rand Paul, along with several Republican colleagues, is introducing legislation to prohibit federal mask mandates on public transportation related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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US Catholic Bishops to Debate Giving Communion to Pro-Choice Politicians

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week are expected to discuss if pro-choice Catholic politicians should be able to receive Holy Communion.

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