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For God and country

WASHINGTON (SE): Borrowing the words of the patron saint of the legal profession, St. Thomas More, Father Paul Scalia said of his father, Antonin Scalia, a former associate justice of the Supreme Court in the United States of America, “I die the king’s good servant, but God’s first.”

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Pope gets up Trump’s nose

WASHINGTON (SE): An age of derivative journalism has ensured that even the craziest kites flown by the Republican presidential candidate in the United States of America, Donald Trump, receive wide exposure in the skies of the whole world.

The latest tells how Pope Francis has got right up the nose of the flamboyant demagogue.

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Confessional seal may be unconstitutional

DOVER (CWNews.com): A superior court judge in Delaware, the United States of America, has questioned the constitutionality of a state law that protects the secrecy of sacramental confession.

State law mandates the reporting of suspected child abuse except in cases covered by the attorney-client privilege and conversations “between priest and penitent in sacramental confession.”

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What is religious liberty?

WASHINGTON (Agencies): In an almost unprecedented move, five federal judges issued an opinion sharply criticising their court’s refusal to correct its recent decision that would force the Little Sisters of the Poor in the United States of America to assist the federal government with its contraception distribution scheme.

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