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The world became more dangerous for religious believers last year

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Date: May 2, 2016
Washington D.C., May 2, 2016 / 05:48 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The right to exercise religion came under sustained assault around the world in 2015, according to a new report from a bipartisan United States commission, affecting Christians, Muslims, Jews, among others.
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Brooklyn's new auxiliary bishop is returning after years serving in Jamaica

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Date: April 30, 2016
Brooklyn, N.Y., Apr 30, 2016 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Diocese of Brooklyn announced with "thanksgiving to the Almighty God" on Friday that Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., would be returning to his hometown as auxiliary bishop after eight years of service as the Bishop of Mandeville, in central Jamaica.
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Intervene in Christian genocide: 400,000 bring plea to UN

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Date: April 30, 2016
New York City, N.Y., Apr 30, 2016 / 04:48 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Advocates delivered hundreds of thousands of signatures to the United Nations on Friday, calling on the body to declare that genocide is occurring against Christians and other religious minorities.
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How will faith-based partners fare under new White House rules?

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Date: April 29, 2016
Washington D.C., Apr 29, 2016 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Obama administration's new rule for faith-based partnerships has drawn various reactions: one observer warned they could cause problems for partnering religious groups, while another said the action also strengthens these groups' protections against government abuse.
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What might save us from 'victimhood' culture

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Date: April 29, 2016
Denver, Colo., Apr 29, 2016 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
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Colo. baker faces 're-education' training after state court refuses to take case

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Date: April 29, 2016
Denver, Colo., Apr 29, 2016 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The lawyers of the bakery owner who made headlines for declining to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding is "evaluating all legal options" to preserve the man's First Amendment rights after the state's highest court declined to take the case.
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At UN, calls for global response to Christian genocide

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Date: April 28, 2016
New York City, N.Y., Apr 28, 2016 / 05:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The plight of Christians and other Middle East minorities demands action from the international community, one leader in relief efforts said in a panel at the United Nations.
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At the Supreme Court, Catholic bishops speak up for a Lutheran playground

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Date: April 28, 2016
Washington D.C., Apr 28, 2016 / 01:54 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The denial of a playground resurfacing grant to a Lutheran school empowers religious discrimination, not constitutional principles, the U.S. Catholic bishops said in a Supreme Court brief.
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For Cardinal Wuerl, Pope Francis calls Christians to evangelize through marriage

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Date: April 27, 2016
Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2016 / 05:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family presents a special challenge to laypeople to evangelize, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington said Wednesday at the Catholic University of America.
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This counseling student says he was expelled for his Christian beliefs

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Date: April 25, 2016
Springfield, Mo., Apr 25, 2016 / 06:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A former counseling student says that he was pushed out of a university after saying that he would refer same-sex couples to another counselor, due to his Christian beliefs.
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