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August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019
The protracted crisis in the US Diocese of Buffalo has piqued Rome’s interest, as many of Buffalo’s 727,000 Catholics have lost confidence in Bishop Richard J Malone’s ability to lead them, and not a few have abandoned the practice of the faith. Responding to email queries from the Catholic Herald, diocesan communications director Kathy Spangler
August 20, 2019
Planned Parenthood has run its abortion clinics for so long with the help of federal funding that it seems like a para-governmental agency which can’t exist without your tax dollars. That fiction ended yesterday when Planned Parenthood announced it would refuse federal funds rather than cease to provide abortion referrals to their clients — confirming
August 20, 2019
An Arizona court awarded a former Planned Parenthood clinic director $3 million in damages in a wrongful termination case on Friday. Mayra Rodriguez claimed she was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about ethical and legal breaches at abortion facilities run by the group. In a decision rendered on August 16 at Maricopa County Superior Court,
August 20, 2019
The Diocese of Memphis is supporting a pastor whose staff denied a job to a black housekeeper on the grounds that his dog was racist. The diocese says the dog had a history of aggression and tended to become agitated around strangers with dark skin. “Although the parish staff member’s choice of words was highly
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