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Religious employers object to state’s abortion ‘mandate’ – Glens Falls Post-Star

Religious employers object to state's abortion 'mandate' Glens Falls Post-Star In a lawsuit brought against the Department of Financial Services, its commissioner, Maria Vullo, and several health care plans, the diocese and the other plaintiffs, who include Murnane Building Contractors of Plattsburgh, argue that the state … Continue reading

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Religious employers object to state’s abortion ‘mandate’ – Plattsburgh Press Republican

Religious employers object to state's abortion 'mandate' Plattsburgh Press Republican In a lawsuit brought against the Department of Financial Services, its commissioner, Maria Vullo, and several health care plans, the diocese and the other plaintiffs, who include Murnane Building Contractors of Plattsburgh, argue that the state … Continue reading

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Church’s lawsuit against Catholic high school could doom a Middle Village charter school – QNS.com

QNS.com Church's lawsuit against Catholic high school could doom a Middle Village charter school QNS.com In responding to the diocese's 2013 lawsuit , CTK's trustees contended that the diocese doesn't have the authority to dictate the use of the CTK campus. The late Tom Ognibene, who served as CTK's counsel, told the Times Newsweekly in a 2013 interview … Continue reading

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Episcopal Church Sues Trump Administration Over Travel Ban – NPR

Episcopal Church Sues Trump Administration Over Travel Ban NPR JAMES: Bishop Greg Rickel, who leads the diocese, says the lawsuit is also about asserting the right of a church to practice its faith, in particular the Bible's call for Christians to welcome the stranger. RICKEL: So welcoming the stranger is a gospel … Continue reading

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Lawsuit alleges that Diocese of Orange leaders ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir – OCRegister

Lawsuit alleges that Diocese of Orange leaders ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir OCRegister In a statement released following the filing of the lawsuit , the Diocese of Orange said it and the church have “publicly acknowledged past failings and have apologized personally to victims of abuse and their families and worked to reach a fair … Continue reading

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Lawsuit alleges Diocese of Orange ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir – OCRegister

Lawsuit alleges Diocese of Orange ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir OCRegister In a statement released following the filing of the lawsuit , the Diocese of Orange said it and the church have “publicly acknowledged past failings and have apologized personally to victims of abuse and their families and worked to reach a fair … Continue reading

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6 News Investigates: Who’s paying for clergy abuse settlements? – WJAC Johnstown

WJAC Johnstown 6 News Investigates: Who's paying for clergy abuse settlements? WJAC Johnstown HOLLIDAYSBURG — It was reported for years that the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown paid for settlements and fees involving alleged clergy abuse through insurance and investment profits. The Associated …. “The people support everything the church does. Continue reading

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Man Files Lawsuit Against the Diocese of Norwich, Catholic Church for Sexual Assault Claims – Patch.com

Patch.com Man Files Lawsuit Against the Diocese of Norwich, Catholic Church for Sexual Assault Claims Patch.com The complaint claims that Roy was bribed by Herbert to not tell anyone, and had also been blindfolded, photographed and video taped, The Day reported. The Diocese had previously settled lawsuits with two other boys who claimed Herbert assaulted them. Continue reading

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Diocese says government slow to resolve contraception impasse – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things Catholic Diocese says government slow to resolve contraception impasse Crux: Covering all things Catholic However, the diocese has learned that the Department of Justice is pressuring secular insurance companies that have contracts with the diocese, and with other religious organizations, to begin providing church employees with the objectionable coverage. Continue reading

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Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh blasts response in Obamacare dispute – Tribune-Review

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh blasts response in Obamacare dispute Tribune-Review The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says the government “has been slow to offer anything of substance” as both sides try to work out their differences in a dispute over a contraceptive insurance coverage mandate. The diocese, along with other religious … Continue reading

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