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Supreme Court blocks some COVID-19 restrictions at religious services in New York, marking a shift from decisions made before Amy Coney Barrett joined the bench

The Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked certain COVID-19 restrictions imposed on churches and other religious services in New York. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled in favour of the Catholic Diocese and Orthodox Jewish synagogues, blocking some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s capacity restrictions. In a ruling against the state’s […]
Supreme Court blocks some COVID-19 restrictions at religious services in New York, marking a shift from decisions made before Amy Coney Barrett joined the bench
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Pope Francis issues blistering rebuke of capitalism — and says the coronavirus pandemic proves ‘not everything can be resolved by market freedom’

Pope Francis published the third encyclical of his papacy on Saturday. The lengthy letter to Catholic bishops around the world is a fiery criticism of capitalism and modern economic systems. Francis says the same markets that allowed for explosive growth in recent centuries also left wide swaths of disenfranchised people […]
Pope Francis issues blistering rebuke of capitalism — and says the coronavirus pandemic proves ‘not everything can be resolved by market freedom’
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Australian investigation alleged that Cardinal George Pell knew about abuse within the Catholic church for decades. One of the pedophile priests he allegedly helped protect has been sentenced to more jail time for his crimes.

An 85-year-old priest from Victoria, Australia, has been sentenced to more jail time after admitting to further abuse against young boys in the 1970s. Ridsdale has been in prison since 1994 and has been convicted of 179 offences against 69 victims between the years of 1961 and 1988. On Thursday, […]
Australian investigation alleged that Cardinal George Pell knew about abuse within the Catholic church for decades. One of the pedophile priests he allegedly helped protect has been sentenced to more jail time for his crimes.
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George Pell, a former advisor to Pope Francis and Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, knew about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church for decades, report alleges

An unredacted report by Australia’s royal commission released on Thursday local time alleges that George Pell, a former advisor to Pope Francis and Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, knew about sexual abuse within the Catholic church for decades and did little to stop it. The 78-year-old was previously convicted of […]
George Pell, a former advisor to Pope Francis and Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, knew about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church for decades, report alleges