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October 27, 2020
October 27, 2020
As new Justice Amy Coney Barrett takes her seat at the Supreme Court, one of the first decisions on her desk will be the court’s consideration of whether to review Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Last Thursday, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch asked the Supreme Court to review the case of the state’s law banning most
October 27, 2020
Police in Gabon, Central Africa, attacked and arrested clergy in their efforts to shut down the Catholic Church’s plans to reopen churches. On October 4, the Episcopal Conference of Gabon announced that churches would reopen on October 25, after being forced by the government to close for seven months during lockdown. “On Sunday, October 25,
October 27, 2020
Pope Francis addressed the letter to his Cardinal-Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, ahead of a scheduled Oct 28-30 visit to Brussels.
October 27, 2020
Coloradans are preparing for a ballot referendum that would ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy in the state. While abortion advocates argue that such abortions are “extremely rare,” statistics recorded by a longtime Colorado abortionist shed light on the late term abortions performed at one Boulder clinic. The data reveals hundreds of late-term abortions
October 27, 2020
The exchange of letters is the most recent episode in a protracted tug o' war between the German bishops and Rome.
October 27, 2020
The Chinese government continued to enforce sweeping restrictions on religious freedom in the weeks prior to the renewal of a deal with the Vatican on October 22. According to Bitter Winter, an Italian magazine that focuses on religious freedom in China, the Communist government has recently ramped up enforcement of the prohibition on the sale and
October 27, 2020
The appointment of Justice Amy Coney Barrett is almost certain to have significant consequences in the long term, for the direction of the Court. It could also lead to short-term repercussions on election day.