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By Peter Smith, Associated Press
U.S. Catholic bishops have overwhelmingly approved the drafting of a "teaching document" that many of them hope will rebuke Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, for receiving Communion despite their support for abortion rights.
By David Crary, Associated Press
A think tank has now completed a two-year investigation of the resulting policies adopted in all 32 archdioceses in the U.S. Its verdict: The policies are inconsistent and often worryingly incomplete.
Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals.
By David McFadden, David Crary, Associated Press
In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened a national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any votes on proposed new steps to address the clergy…
Examining Pope Benedict's Legacy, Leadership Challenges and Unprecedented Exit…
Abortion opponents scored a victory Saturday night as the House passed a health care reform bill that includes strong anti-abortion language. Two advocates give their take on the bill and what comes next as the focus shifts to the Senate.
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