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  • Pope Francis sends official blessings for Museum of the Bible opening

    Pope Francis sends official blessings for Museum of the Bible opening

    • Nov 18, 2017

    Pope Francis sent his official blessings for the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. on Friday. The museum is the newest to open in the nation’s capital and promotes greater awareness of the Bible for people of faith and no faith alike.

  • After the Hobby Lobby scandal, a spotlight on antiquities sales in Israel

    After the Hobby Lobby scandal, a spotlight on antiquities sales in Israel

    • Aug 17, 2017

    In 2010, Hobby Lobby, which is headquartered in Oklahoma City, paid $1.6 million for 5,500 ancient artifacts from Iraq. Six years later, an investigation by U.S. and Israeli law enforcement and tax officials determined that dealers in the United Emirates and Israel had intentionally misidentified the items as Turkish ceramics. Many archaeologists in Israel and elsewhere are against the sale of antiquities because it leads to the destruction of cultural heritage.

  • Catholic groups hope the Supreme Court will hear their contraception mandate cases

    • Aug 18, 2015

    When it comes to the Obama Administration’s contraception mandate, might the New York-based Priests for Life become the nonprofit equivalent of Hobby Lobby? The group announced Monday that the Supreme Court will meet Sept. 28 to decide whether or not to take up its appeal of a lower court’s decision

  • The next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions

    • Oct 15, 2014

    Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the US Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies, and people with religious objections to refuse benefits or service for gay spouses. But winning sweeping

  • An update on the ‘Hobby Lobby’ lawsuits

    • Sep 25, 2014

    Bishops who gather next month at the Vatican to discuss family issues are not expected to put the church’s ban on artificial contraception up for debate, but they will address the how married couples deal with matters of family planning in societies that have largely embraced its use. And that

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