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    Britain’s snap general election will be decided by Brexit — and history

    The people of the United Kingdom will be heading to the polls in a snap election on June 8, a contest the ruling Conservative Party is set to dominate. However, the election will help settle debates within the Conservative Party itself, since British politics is increasingly defined by the localism versus globalism dichotomy that is reshaping the western political discourse, and is present in Conservative disagreements over those who favor a “hard” versus a “soft” Brexit.

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  • Churches shouldn’t endorse candidates, even if the law allowed

    Churches shouldn’t endorse candidates, even if the law allowed

    President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress are considering changing legislation to allow religious organizations to endorse political candidates. But is that a good idea? Churches will divide congregations, give tacit approval to immoral activity, and weaken their moral voice if they get in the political endorsement game, according to Father Matthew P. Schneider.

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  • Mexico’s religious liberty problem shows in priest prosecution

    Mexico’s religious liberty problem shows in priest prosecution

    A decision by Mexico’s electoral watchdog that two politicians and the local priest are guilty of violating the country’s laws keeping religion out of politics show that, despite recent freedom of religion amendments, the country still lacks proper laws in this area. A religious affairs journalist reports.

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